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

May 4, 1739 - Smith, Beale, Robertson, Lansdon, Waff, Charnock, Booth, Collis, Friend, Whiting, Seawell, Boswell

Enter’d in York River.
April 23. Ship Dolphin, of London, John Smith, Master, from London, with sundry European Goods, and 2 Passengers.
April 24. Ship Martin Galley, of Bristol, William Beale, master, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods, and 1 Passenger.
April 24. Ship Mary of London, William Robertson, Master, from London, with sundry European Goods.
April 26. Ship Mortimer, of Bristol, Robert Lansdon, Master, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods.
April 26. Ship Micajah and Philip, of London, Elias Waff, Master, from London, with Sundry European Goods.
April 27. Ship Staunton, of London, Samuel Charnock, Master, from London, and Morlaix, in France.
April 27. Ship Haswell, of London, John Booth, Master, from London, with sundry European Goods, as per Manifest.
April 28. Ship Hanover, of Bristol, Thomas Collis, Master, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods, as per Manifest.
April 30. Ship Gooch, of London, Charles Friend, Master, from London, with sundry European Goods, as per Manifest.
April 30. Ship Whitaker, of London, Robert Whiting, Master, from London, with sundry European Goods, as per Manifest, and 4 Passengers.

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Stolen or stray’d from the Subscriber, at Mr. Joseph Seawell’s on North River, in Gloucester County, on the Fifth Day of April last, a large very dark bay pacing Horse, branded on the near Buttock TM; has a switch Tail, a hanging Mane, and a small Star in his Forehead. Had on, when he was stolen away, a large hunting Saddle, with a small Slit cut in the Seat with a Knife, and blue fring’d Housing. Whoever will bring the said Horse to the Subscriber, in the aforesaid County; or give Intelligence of him, so that he may be had again, shall have a Pistole Reward, paid by me, John Boswell.