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

May 15, 1746 - Lewis, Tayloe

Since our last arriv’d in Rappohanock, the Ship Richmond, Capt. -------- from Whitehaven, in 7 Weeks, and brings News to the 4th of March, That the Rebellion was so far over in Scotland, that his Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland had discharged the 6000 Hessians lately landed there; and also the Militia. That he had persued the Rebels and taken some of them Prisoners …


Stolen or stray’d away from Anderson’s Race Ground, in Gloucester County, on the first of this Month, a Black Gelding, above Size, and a very genteel Nag, with a small Star in his Forehead, and a little white Ship on his upper Lip, not branded, is well gated, and high mottled. Whoever will bring the said Horse to Mr. Warner Lewis, in Gloucester, or to the Subscriber, in Richmond County, shall have a Moidore Reward, paid by John Tayloe, Jun.