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 noticed or selected by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

July 3, 1746 - Kelly

Since our last, arriv’d in York River, the ------ Everton, Capt. Kelly, from Liverpool, who brings the following Extraordinary News.

From the Supplement to the Belfast Courant, April 28. Just arriv’d, two Scotch Packets, which bring the following Particulars of the late glorious Victory obtain’d by his Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland over the Rebels … On Wednesday the 16th Inst. about 5 in the Morning, his Royal Higness march’d from Nairn, which is 12 Miles from Inverness … The Frazers and McDonalds, which composed their Right Wing, made an Attack on his Royal Highness’s Left, and endeavoured to come in Sword in Hand, but were so well received, and the Fire so close and regular, that on the second Discharge, they fell into the utmost Confusion, and fled over an adjacent Hill …