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

June 1, 1739 - Saunders, Southwick, Pitmain, Lane, Dansie, Malbon, Patchet, Ludlow, Stowe

Enter’d in York River.
May 21. Ship Somerset, of Bristol, John Saunders, Master, from Bristol, and Barbadoes, with 42 Hogsheads 63 Tierces and 30 Barrels of Rum, 26 Barrels of Sugar, and 19 l. 13 s. 8 d. Cash.
May 21. Brig. Abingdon, of Virginia, Tho. Southwick, Master, from Madeira and Barbadoes, with 10 Pipes of Wine, 15 Hogsheads 50 Tierces and 63 Barrels of Rum, 37 Barrels of Sugar, and 9 l. 8 d. Cash.
May 28. Crosse Galley, of Bristol, Joseph Pitmain, Master, from Bristol and Africa, with 266 Slaves, and sundry return’d Goods.
May 29. Ship Humphry, of London, James Lane, Master, from London and New-England, with 20 Hogsheads of Rum, 6 Casks of Molasses, 6 Barrels of Train Oil, 3 Bags of Hops, 3 Dozen Pails, and 50,000 Bricks.

Clear’d out.
May 17. Ship Albemarle, of London, Thomas Dansie, Master, for London, with 462 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 6000 Staves, 50 Tons of Iron, 108 Deer Skins, and 220 Weight of Beaver Skins.
May 24. Ship Carter, of London, Samuel Malbon, Master, for London, with 518 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 7500 Staves, 34 Tons of Iron, 30 Weight of Beaver, 5 Otter, 8 Raccoon, and 10 Deer Skins.
May 25. Brig. Anne and Betty, of Lancaster, Allan Patchet, Master, for Lancaster, with 56 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 4 Casks of return’d Goods, 4 Pieces of loose Linen, 6 Stuff Hats, 500 Feet of sheathing Boards, and 1000 Staves.
May 25. Ship York, of Bristol, Joseph Ludlow, Master, for Bristol, with 418 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 5000 Staves, and 27 Tons of Iron.
May 27. Sloop Susannah, of Bermuda, Joseph Stowe, Master, for Bermuda, with 1500 Bushels of Corn, 30 Bushels of Pease, and 10 Hogs.