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

November 30, 1739

We have no Ships yet arriv’d from England; nor any News by the Northern Post. Two or Three Bermuda Vessels are arriv’d in James River; and a Schooner in York River with Rum, Sugar, Melasses, &c. Salt is very much wanted here.