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

September 7, 1739 - Waff, Lane, Pitman

Clear’d out of York River.
August 24. Ship Micajah and Philip, of London, Elias Waff, Master, for London, with 652 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 8000 Staves, and 600 Feet of Walnut Tree Plank.
August 25. Ship Humphry, of London, James Lane, Master, for London, with 800 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 11400 Staves, 1 Pipe of Madeira Wine, and 1 Hogshead of Snake Root.


Tomorrow will be Clear’d out of this District, for Bristol, the Ship Crosse-Galley, Capt. Joseph Pitman, with 247 Hogsheads of Tobacco 3500 Staves, 35 Tons of Iron, 17 Indian-dress’d Deer-Skins, 2 Elk and 8 Beaver Skins, and a Hogshead of Rum. Messieurs Walter and Samuel King, go Passengers in her.