Compiled by Sara E. Lewis
From an index to the Virginia Gazette, produced in 1950 by Lester J. Cappon and Stella F. Duff of the Institute of Early American History and Culture (Omohundro Institute) with additional Gloucester (including Kingston Parish) material not captured by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Monday, June 7, 2010

April 6, 1739 - Banks, Briggs

On Tuesday last, arriv’d in York River, the Ship Hatley, Capt. Ralph Banks, from London, after a tedious Passage of about 14 Weeks: The Captain says, there were several Ships in the Downs, bound for Virginia, when he left Falmouth. This Ship has brought but few Letters, and no News as we hear of yet.

Enter’d in York River.
March 28, Schooner Grampus, of Virginia, John Briggs, Master, from Madeira, with 44 Pipes, 10 Hogsheads, and 19 Quarter Casks of Wine, 3 Boxes of Cittern, 2 Figg Cheeses, and 1 Box of return’d Cloaths.
April 5. Ship Hatley, of London, Ralph Banks, Master, from London, with sundry European Goods, and 5 Passengers.