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 1, 2010

March 12, 1752 - Belcher, Watson, Hubard, Cary, Bell, Booth, Bryan

The Perry, Belcher, and the Nelson, Watson, belonging to London, are arrived in York River, from the Streights.

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The Ship Matthew & Elizabeth, George Hubard, Commander, who has now upwards of one hundred Hogsheads of Tobacco on Board, and is now lying in York River, will immediately proceed to Bermuda-Hundred, in James River, and there take in the Remainder of her Load, to Robert Cary, Esq; and Company, at Seven Pounds Sterling per Ton; but for greater Dispatch will give Liberty of Consignment. All Gentlemen that are pleased to favour the Ship, are desired to deliver their Orders to the Captain on Board, to Mr. David Bell, Merchant, at Warwick, or Their humble Servant,
Mordecai Booth.

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A SOBER Person, well recommended, who hath been us’d to the Employment of an Oysterman on York River, may meet with good Encouragement, on applying to
Benjamin Bryan.