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.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

July 4, 1745 - Whiting, Crawford, Robinson, Lusk, Allan, Whitterong, Thornton, Whiting, Crawford, Robinson, Wishart, Sharp, Butcher, Blair ...

The French Prize Ship Elizabeth, (mention’d in this Paper No. 464) was, by a Decree of a Court of Admiralty held on the 20th past, condemn’d as lawful Prize, with her Cargo consisting of 282 Hogsheads of Sugar, 4 or 5,000 Weight of Indigo, and a Parcel of choice Mohogony Plank: The Sale where of begins this Day, and is to continue until all is sold: And the Shares of said Prize are divided between Capt. Whiting, Capt. Crawford, and Capt. Robinson. The Captain, Mate and others are brought up and made Prisoners here.


Enter’d in York River.
May 25. Ship Chichester, of Belfast in Ireland, Robert Lusk, from Belfast, in Ballast.
May 27. Sloop Dophin, of Virginia, Anthony Allan, from Barbados, with 30 Hhds. 1 Tierce of Rum, and 19 Barrels of Sugar.
June 5. Schooner Penguin, of Virginia, William Whitterong, from Antigua, with 46 Hhds. 2 Tierces of Rum, 25 Barrels of Sugar, and one Cask of dry Goods.
June 14. Ship Everton of Liverpool, Edward Thornton, from Liverpool, with sundry European Goods, and 2000 Bushels of Salt.
June 14. Ship Banstead of London, Robert Whiting, from London, with sundry European Goods, per Manifest; and a large Ship laden with Sugar, Indigo, &c. and we hope some Dollars, belonging to the French, taken after a warm Engagement, by the said Capt. Whiting, brought in and condemn’d as lawful Prize in York Town, by the Hon. the Court of Vice Admiralty.
June 14. Ship Neptune, of London, Archibald Crawford, from London, with sundry European Goods, per Manifest.
June 14. Ship Expedition of London, Robert Robinson, from London, with sundry European Goods, per Manifest.
June 17. Ship Banff, of Virginia, William Wishart, from Madeira, with 63 Pipes, 8 Hhds. 6 quarter Casks of Wine, and 4 Boxes of Cittron.
June 17. Ship Levant Galley, of Kingston on Hull, Samuel Sharp, from Hull, with sundry European Goods, and 1 Passenger.
June 25. Snow Jane, of Glasgow, William Butcher, from Glasgow, with sundry European Goods, per Manifest.
June 25. Snow Eliza, of Glasgow, David Blair, from Glasgow, and the Isle of May with 2000 Nushels of Salt, and one Pipe of Madeira Wine, taken in at James River.

Clear’d Outwards.
May 2. Sloop John and William, of Virginia, Charles Griffin, for Barbados, with 2 Hhds. of Tobacco, 1140 Bushels of Corn, 250 Bushels of Pease, 43 Barrels of Pork, 1 Barrel of Beef, 1 Cask, 1 Barrel of Hams, 7 Barrels of Sturgeon, 9300 Shingles, 500 Staves, and 3 Boxes of Candles.
May 17. Schooner Molly, of Virginia, Michael Boyes, for London, with 114 Hhds. of Tobacco, and 4000 Staves.
June 14. Ship Pretty Nancy, of Bermuda, John Saunders, for London, with 317 Hhds. Tobacco, 30 Tons of Iron, 5800 Staves, 2 Hhds. of Deer-skins, 1 Pipe, 2 quarter Casks of Wine, and 2 Puncheons of Rum.
June 15. Sloop Dolphin, of Virginia, Anthony Allan, for Barbados, with 1450 Bushels of Corn, and 12,500 Shingles.
June 17. Ship Monmouth, of Liverpool, Henry Twentyman, for Liverpool, with 274 Hhds. of Tobacco, and 3440 Staves.
June 18. Sloop Nancy, of Maryland, John Howard, for Maryland, with 1 Bail of Linnet, a Parcel of Earthen Ware, 10 Hhds. Molasses, 14 Barrels of Muscovado Sugar, 1 Tierce of Cocoa, 1 Barrel of Limejuice, 1 Bolt of Ozenbrigs, and 1 ditto of Duck.