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

May 15, 1752

STOLEN out of Ware Church, in Gloucester County, sometime last Week, the Communion Table and Pulpit Cloths, of crimson Velvet, double lac’d with Gold; also the Surplice and Gown. Whoever will bring them whole to the Churchwardens of the said Parish, or discover the Thief, so that he be convicted thereof, shall receive Ten Pounds Reward, to be paid by the Churchwardens of the said Parish.