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.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

July 30, 1752 - Gunhouse, Mudie, Perrin, Thomson, Belcher, Crookshanks, Hill, Henderson, Perrin, Ferrel, Strother, Garnett

Entered Inwards, in York River.
July 20. Snow Adventure, of Hull, William Gunhouse, from Hampton.
July 22. Brigt. Abington, of Virginia, James Mudie, from Madeira and Barbados.
July 22. Brigantine Little Molly, of Virginia, Thomas Perrin, to load for Barbados.

Cleared Outwards.
July 20. Ship Polly, of London, William Thomson, for London.
July 20. Ship Berry, of London, James Belcher, for London.
July 21. Ship Osgood, of London, Andrew Crookshanks, for London.
July 21. Ship New Hatley, George Hill, for London.
July 22. Schooner John and Eleanor, of Virginia, Thomas Henderson, for Barbados.
July 22. Brigt. Little Molly, of this Port, Thomas Perrin, for Barbados.

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RAN away from the Subscriber, living in Fredericksburg, about the 20th of June last, a Convict Irish Servant Man, named William Ferrel; he is about 6 Feet high, strong and well-made, looks very much like a Sailor, wears his Hat cock’d, and a Silk Handkerchief about his Neck; had on when he went away, a Sailors Jacket and Trowsers; carried with him a brown Cloth Vest without Sleeves, a dark grey Frize Frock, about half wore, a Grizle Wig, and a Scarlet Jacket; he is a Cloathier and Dyer by Trade; has a strong Voice, and gives impertinent Answers; he appears to be about 25 Years of Age. Whoever secures and brings him to me, shall have Two Pistoles Reward, besides what the Law allows.

Anthony Strother.

N.B. He’s thought to be gone towards Mobjack Bay, or York Town, in a Schooner belonging to Capt. Garnett.