London Gazette index entry detail

Publication details:

Publication date: 19 Feb 1763.

Issue: 10289.

Page: 1.



Person details:

Name: Mr. Edward David.

Marital Status: Not given.


Admiralty Office, February 21. PUrsuant to an Act of Parliament passed in the 26th Year of His late Majesty's Reign, Notice is hereby given to the Concerned, that Information has been sent to this Office, That a Sloop or Vessel, called the Richard and Anna, Matthew Langrish late Master, laden with Portland Stone, Malt, Strong Beer, Butter, Twine, and Brandy, set sail the 12th Instant from Weymouth in Dorsetshire, bound for London, and, on the 16th, in the Night, the Sea running high, she was drove ashore, and struck about a Quarter of a Mile to the Westward of Rottingdean Gap in the County of Sussex, and the next Morning bulged ; when all the Beer and Brandy, and One Hundred and Forty-one Tubs of Butter, with Two Packs of Twine, were saved ; and the Beer is locked up in a Barn at Rottingdean, by the Officers of His Majesty's Customs ; and the Butter, Brandy, and Twine, is carried to Brighthelmstone, under the Care of Mr. Edward Davis, at that Place : That the Malt was all lost, and the Hull of the Ship beaten to Pieces, but the Anchors, Cables, Sails, Boom, Boltsprit and Graft, were saved. J. Clevland, Whitehall, February 19, 1763.



Transcribed by:

Michael Metcalfe.

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