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 noticed or selected by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

July 19, 1754 - Whyte, Chisholm, Rathborn, Power, Twentyman, Johnson, Body, Cawley, Walker, McCaull, Armistead

Entered Inwards, in York River.

July 3. Deliverance, William Whyte, from Barbados, with 108 Hhds, 8 Tierces, & 6 Barrels of Rum, 50 Barrels of Sugar, and 12 ditto Limes.
July 6. Geroge, Alexander Chisholm, from Jamaica, in Ballast.

Cleared Outwards.

July 4. Little Molly, Thomas Rathborn, for Madeira, with 4206 Bushels of Corn & 3 Bushels of Bees Wax.
July 6. Judith, Jeffery Power, for Barbados, with 2000 Bushels of Indian Corn, 6000 Hhd. Staves, & 15,000 Shingles.
July 6. Monmouth, Henry Twentyman, for Liverpool, with 265 Hhds. of Tobacco, 18 Tons of Pig-Iron, & 5900 Staves.
July 6. Whitting, Matthew Johnson, for London, with 390 Hhds. Tobacco, & 10,000 Staves.
July 2. Olive Branch, John Body, for Barbados, with 2116 ½ Bushels of Indian Corn, & 600 Feet of Plank.
July 9. Fame, James Cawley, for Bristol, with 201 Hhds. of Tobacco, 20 Tons of Pig-Iron, 60 Ash Oars, & 5000 Staves.
July 11. William & Martha, George Walker, for Bristol, with 226 Hhds. of Tobacco, 2 Tons of Lignum Vita, 5000 Staves, 2 Hhds. of Sugar, 35 Oars, & 1 Cask of Snake Root.
July 13. Jenny, John McCaull, for London, with 310 Hhds. of Tobacco, 1 Bag of Cotton, 2 Hhds. of Rum, 68 Pair of Ash Oars, & 1 Cherry Tree Log.

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To be SOLD,

Four Thousand Acres of Land, situate in Caroline County, being Part of the Estate of the late Col. Henry Armistead, deceas’d on which are three good Plantations, with all necessary Houses, fit for Cropping. Any Person or Persons, inclinable to purchase all or any Part, may know the Terms by applying to Mr. Charles Crosby, living on the Premisses, or to the Subscriber in Gloucester County.

William Armistead, Administrator