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, July 26, 2010

June 20, 1751 - Ross, Bradley, Clarke, Champe, Whiting

THE Snow Rachel and Dorothy, Charles Ross, Commander, Burthen 200 Hogsheads, or more, now lying at West-Point, will sail for London in Sixty Days from her Arrival (the 30th of May): She will take in Tobacco with Liberty of Consignment, at 6 l. 10 s. Sterling per Ton Freight. Any Gentlemen inclinable to ship, in the said Vessel, are desir’d to send their Orders to the Subscribers, near Poropotank Warehouse, or to the Captain on Board. William Bradley. John Clarke.


IMPORTED last Year to York River, in the Hatly, A SMALL Box, marked 1C with a Figure 4 and Crows Foot, No. 14. Containing Two fine Beaver Hats, and Eight Pounds of Hyson Tea, which by Mistake is, I presume, landed some where on York. Any Person that can give Intelligence thereof, will much oblige Their most humble Servant, John Champe.


A Parcel of European Goods, just imported, and well sorted, to be SOLD, by Wholesale, very reasonably, at Glocester Town. Thomas Whiting.