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

March 21, 1745 - Lewis, Brown, Hutchinson, Lane, Belcher, Dansie, Teage, Whiterong, Stowe, Bevan, Allen

Since our last, arriv’d in York River, the Ship Virginian, Capt. Lewis, from Bristol, in 10 Weeks … [He] met our homeward-bound Fleet of 9 Vessels who sail’d last Tuesday Fortnight, and all were well.


Enter’d in York River.
March 16. Ship Virginian, Richard Lewis, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods.

Clear’d Outwards.
February 21. Ship Prince William, Hugh Brown, for Glasgow, with 348 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 7000 Staves, 150 Feet of Plank, and 2 Hogshead of Rum.
February 21. Snow Sally, William Hutchinson, for Bristol, with 235 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 3900 Staves, 1000 Feet of Plank, 45 Barrels of Turpentine, and 3 Hogshead of Deer Skins.
February 23. Ship Sally, Isaac Lane, for London, with 555 Hogsheads of Tobacco, __ Tons of Iron, 1 Case of Deer-skins, 10,000 Staves, 15 Cedar Logs, ___ Hogshead of Rum.
February 23. _____ _____, James Belcher, for London, with 511 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 25 Tons of Iron, 6500 Staves, and 1 Hogshead of Skins.
February 25. Ship Neptune, Thomas Dansie, for London, with 493 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 4000 Staves, 2500 Battins, 60 Tons of Iron, and 200 Feet of Walnut Plank.
February 27. Ship London Factor, Thomas Teage, for London, with 491 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 7100 Staves, 1 Hogshead of Virginia Brandy, 2 Boxes and 1Case of ____, and 1 Hogshead of Rum.
March 1. Schooner Penguin, William Whiterong, for Antigua, with 100 Barrels of Pitch, 303 Barrels of Tar, 35 Barrels of Turpentine, 3 Barrels of Tallow, 300 Barrels of Pease, and 13,800 Shingles.
March 1. Brig. Sea-Horse, Joseph Stowe, for London, with 271 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 5000 Staves, and 3 Hogsheads of Deer-skins.
March 7. Sloop Success, George Bevan, for Jamaica, with 103 Barrels of Pitch, 300 Barrels of Tar, 35 Barrels of Turpentine, 20 Barrels of Pork, 7 Barrels of Tallow, 26,700 Shingles, and 275 Bushels of Pease.
March 7. Sloop Dolphin, Anthony Allen, for Barbadoes, with 787 Bushels of Corn, 231 Bushels of Pease, 45 Barrels of Pork, 20 Barrels of Turpentine, 10 Barrels of Tar, and 13000 Shingles.