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

March 28, 1751 - Kelley, Thornton

The Everton, Capt. Kelley, from Liverpool, is arriv’d in York River.


The Subscriber having undertaken to keep the Ferry at Capahosack, gives Notice, That the said Ferry for the future shall be kept in the best Manner, having provided a good Boat, and a sufficient Number of Hands for the Purpose, and a very large Canoe for putting over Footmen, or such as don’t choose to cross with Horses. Also keeps a Public House at the said Ferry, where all Gentlemen may be well accommodated, and depend on meeting with all possible Dispatch in crossing the said Ferry; and on making a Smoak on the other Side of the River, the Boat will be immediately sent.
William Thornton.