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.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

February 28, 1755 - Coxen, Mallam, Dick, Milk, Pride, Moodie, Perrin


February 28, 1755

The Hazard, Capt. Coxen, is arrived in York-River, in Seven Weeks from London.

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For LONDON,

THE Ship Neptune, William Mallam, Commander, lying at West-Point, takes on Board Tobacco at Six Pounds per Ton, with Liberty of Consignment; the said Vessel is Bristol built, Burthen about 500 Hogsheads, and will sail early in May next.

Notes and Orders on Rappahannock will be receiv’d by Mr. Dick at Fredericksburg, and Mr. Milk at Tappahanock; for York and James Rivers, by Mr. Pride at York-Town; and the Captain will attend all convenient Courts.

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For MADEIRA,

THE Sloop Little Harry, James Moodie, Master, will sail in 15 to 18 Days at farthest. Any Gentlemen that want Wines from thence, may send their letters to Mr. James Mitchell at York, or the Subscriber, at Glocester.

John Perrin.