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

July 20, 1739 - Dennis, Nelson, Dean, Banks, Beale

Enter’d in York River.
July 18. Ship John, of London, John Dennis, Master, from London, with a Chaise and Harness, 2 Perukes, Ballasts, and 2 Passengers.
July 18. Sloop Thomas and Tryal, of North-Carolina, John Nelson, Master, from North-Carolina, with 146 Barrels of Tar, 12 Barrels of Turpentine, 4 Barrels of Rice, 60 Barrels of Pork, 2 Barrels of Whale Oyl, 1 Barrel of Tallow, 1000 lbs. of Bees Wax, and Myrtle Wax, 50 lbs. of raw and drest Deer Skins, 50 lbs. of Hides, a small Parcel of Furs, a Bag of Geathers, 150 lbs. of Butter and Cheese, 45 Pair f Mill Stones, 20 Bushels of Pease, and 2 Barrels of Beef.

Clear’d out.
July 11. Schooner Unity, of New-England, Thomas Dean, Master, for New-England, with 32 Pipes and 1 Hogshead of Madeira Wine, 2 Tierces of Rum, and some loose British Goods.
July 17. Ship Hatley, of London, Ralph Banks, Master, for London, with 320 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 1 Hogshead and 1 Bundle of Deer Skins, and 3500 Staves.
July 18. Ship Martin, of Bristol, William Beale, Master, for Bristol, with 405 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 35 Tons of Iron, 6000 Staves, and 115 Gallons of Rum, imported in the Sumerset.