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.

Friday, November 26, 2010

May 16, 1766 - Burwell, Farish, Woodall, Drew

On Thurday, _______ was run for, at Pride’s race ground, near Petersburg, a purse of 100 l. by Lewis Burwell, Esq; of Glouster’s bay horse Janus, who won the first heat . . .


Arrived in Rappahannock river the Assistance, Capt. Farish, in in James river the Fame, Capt. Woodall, both from Whitehaven. The Bristol, Capt. Drew, from Bristol, is arrived in York river . . .