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

August 24, 1739 - Rounswal, Bird, Cox, Harwood, Robertson, Whiting, Sibson, Friend

Enter’d in York River.
August 6. Sloop John and Anne of New-York, William Rounswal, Master, from New York, with 122 Casks of Sugar, and 60 Casks of Molasses.
-------- 7. Snow Prince of Orange, of Bristol, Japhos Bird, Master, from Africa, with 200 Slaves.
--------11. Brig. Little Molly, of Virginia, James Cox, Master, from James River, with Part of her Lading for the West-Indies.

Clear’d out.
August 3. Ship Sea Nymph, of London, John Harwood, Master, for London, with 270 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 5000 Staves, and 25 Tons of Iron.
-------- 6. Ship Mary, of London, William Robertson, Master, for London, with 256 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 5000 Staves, and 45 Gallons of Rum.
-------- 7. Ship Whitaker, of London, Robert Whiting, Master, for London, with 626 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 9000 Staves, and 8 Fathom of Wood.
-------- 9. Snow Black Prince, of London, John Sibson, Master, for London, with 100 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 1 Hogshead of Madeira Wine, 40 Tons of Iron, 4625 Staves, 24 Anchor Stocks, 2000 Foot of Sheathing Boards, 18 Deer Skins, 6 Bear Skins, 230 Fox and Raccoon Skins, and 5 Boxes of Balsam Tholou.
-------- 15. Ship Gooch, of London, Charles Friend, Master, for London, with 570 Hogshead of Tobacco, 1 Hogshead of Skins, 1 Hogshead of Madeira Wine, 6 Beaver Skins, 8000 Pipe, Hogshead, and Barrel Staves.