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 27, 1752 - Meriwether, Cosgrave, Staples, Steuart, Blaws, Buchannan

Capt. Meriwether, from Bristol, is arrived in York River.

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RAN away from the Ship Becky, now lying in James River, Two Servant Men, viz. John Cosgrave, a large well-set Fellow, of a brown Complexion, and much pitted with the Small-Pox; he has been seen in Roanoke.

Richard Staples, by Trade a Shipwright, of a middle Stature, brown Complexion, then Visages, and much pitted with the Small-Pox; and has been seen in Gloucester.

Whoever will secure the said Run-aways, or either of them, and give Notice thereof to the Subscriber on board the said Ship, to Mr. Charles Steuart, or Mr. Robert Blaws, Merchants, in Norfolk, or convey them on Board the said Ship shall have Two Pistoles Reward, besides reasonable Charges.

James Buchannan.