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.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

March 28, 1766 - Martin, Boyes, McCunn, Coffin

Arrived in York river, from London, the Caesar, Capt. Martin, and the Nautillus, Capt. Boyes; the latter had only 5 weeks passage . . . Capt. McCunn, lately arrived in York river, brings advice of the arrival of the brigantine Chance in St. George’s Channel from Quebec; which in her passage from thence, on the 31st of December, in latitude 51, longitude 22 W. took up the master and seamen of the snow Neptun, John Coffin master, from Nantucket, for London, they being in distress.