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.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

August 27, 1756 - Bell, Ellen, Gould, Power, Robertson, Noel, Perry, Finch, Dixon, Hamilton

Cleared Outwards in York-River.

Aug. 4. New Hatley, Elisha Bell, for London, with 510 Hhds. Tobacco, 9000 Staves, 20 Tons of Iron, and 5 Doz. Of Handspikes.

Aug. 4. Betsey, James Ellen, for London, with 346 Hhds. Tobacco, 8000 Staves, 30 Tons of Iron, 7 Hhds, 3 Tier. Of Sugar, a Hhds. of dressed Deer Skins, and 1 Pipe of Wine.

Aug. 5. Olive Branch, Samuel Gould for Barbadoes, with 2000 Staves, 2108 Bushels of Corn, and 1300 Shingles.

Aug. 11. Billy and Sukey, Jeffery Power, for London, 117 Hhds. of Tobacco, 3400 Staves, and 1 Ton of Iron.

Aug. 12. York Packet, Robert Robertson, for Antigua, with 1300 Bush. Of Corn, and 1000 Shingles.

Aug. 13. Jacob, James Noel, for St. Ketts, with 900 Bushels of Corn, 4500 Shingles, 20 Bar. Of Pork, 35 Bar. Of Flour, and 37 Tierces of Bread.

Aug. 13. Ann, William Perry, for Bristol, with 304 Hhds. of Tobacco, 6500 Staves, and 28 Tons of Iron.

Aug. 18. Whiting, John Finch, for London, with 35 Hhds. of Tobacco, and 2000 Staves.

Aug. 20. Patriot, Thomas Dixon, for Bristol, with 479 Hhds. of Tobacco, 9000 Staves, 40 Tons of Iron, 200 Feet of Walnut Plank, and 6 Dozen of Handspikes.

Aug. 23. Murdock, Robert Hamilton, for Glasgow, with 409 Hhds. of Tobacco, 11,800 Staves, 160 Pieces of Heading, and 20 Dozen of Hoops.