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.

Monday, June 7, 2010

June 22, 1739 - Simpson, Tillidge, Stovel, Rae, Briggs, Perrin, Littlepage

Enter’d in York River.
June 5. Snow Black Prince, of London, John Simpson, Master, from Guinea, with 112 Negroes, 14,000 lb. of Elephants Teeth, returned Goods, and 500 Ounces of Gold Dust.
June 14. Snow John and Mary, of Virginia, Richard Tillidge, Master, from Madeira and Barbadoes, with 98 Hogsheads, 21 Tierces, and 20 Barrels of Rum, 86 Barrels of Muscovado Sugar, and 12 Pipes of Madeira Wine.
June 20. Sloop Joseph and John, Bermuda, Joseph Stovel, Master, from Bermuda and Turks Island, with 1400 Bushels of Salt, some Straw Ware, and 24 l. Cash.
June 22. Ship Buchanan, of London, Robert Rae, Master, from London, with sundry European Goods, as per Manifest and Cockets.

Clear’d out.
June 1. Schooner Grampus, of Virginia, John Briggs, Master, for Madeira, with 2460 Bushels of Corn, 80 Bushels of Pease, 1200 Pipe Staves, and 150 lb. of Bees-Wax.


The Snow John and Mary, Richard Tillidge, Master, belonging to Capt. John Perrin, now lying at Mr. Littlepage’s, on Pamunkey, is ready to take in Tobacco on Freight for Bristol, at the usual Rate, the Freighters having Liberty to consign to whom they please.