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

October 24, 1745 - Crawford

By the Ship George, Capt. Jordan Crawford, who is arriv’d in Rappahanock, in 6 Weeks from Glasgow, we have the Edinburgh Evening Courant, of the 22d, and 27th of August; which contain the following important News … Copenhagen … The Christianburg, a Ship belonging to the Asiatick Company of Denmark, arrived here Yesterday Morning from Canton, and the Officers report that our Cruizers in the East-Indies have lately made several very rich Captures upon the French …


THE Inspectors at Poropotank Warehouse, in Glocester County, having been put to great Trouble and Inconvenience, by trading the Inspection-money for Tobacco; hereby give Notice, That they will not, for the future, deliver out any Tobacco until the Inspection-money is paid. And those who have not yet paid their Inspection-money, are desired to do it as soon as possible.