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

Sunday, August 15, 2010

November 3, 1752 - Henderson, Perrin, Little, Purden, McCollach, Mitchell

Entered Inwards, in York River.

Octo. 24. John and Eleanor, Thomas Henderson, from Barbadoes, with 2 Hhds. of Rum, and 5 Barrels of Sugar.
Octo. 25. Little Molly, Thomas Perrin, from Barbadows, with 16 Hhds. of Rum, & 18 Barrels of Limes.
Octo. 26. Tryall, Joseph Little, from Africa, with 202 Negroe Slaves, & some Elephants Teeth.

Cleared Outwards.

Octo. 30. Elizabeth, Edward Purden, for London, with 528 Hhds. of Tobacco, 10,000 Staves, a Parcel of Sassafras Root, 24 Pair of Ash Oars, 38 Elephants Teeth, 4 Hhds, and 4 Chests of Gingsang.


The Ship Thistle, James McCollach, Commander, now lying in Pianketank, will take in Tobacco for London, at 7 d. per Ton, with Liberty of Consignment. Gentlemen inclinable to ship, are desired to send their Notes or Orders to Mr. James Mitchell, at York; Samuel Gordon, on Appomattos; or to the Captain, who will attend the neighbouring County Courts.