Account record by John Thornton & Co. in Fredericksburg, Virginia, for expenses related to the sale of 52 slaves aboard the Brig Othello, captained by John Duncan, and cargo aboard the Schooner Susanna, captained by Obed Butler.
Two-page printed blank form filled out in manuscript with the deposition of Mr. Samuel Patterson of the firm of Smylie and Patterson of Charleston, South Carolina. Prepared by notary public Abraham Crouch, Patterson declares shipment of 140 bales...
Two-page account of "negro sales" taken from the Brig Marian, Captained by George Lawton from Africa. Includes names of purchasers, number of slaves purchased, and total cost. Many slaves listed as "dead."
Merchant ships--United States; Rhode Island--Commerce--Africa; Africa--Commerce--Rhode Island
Invoice of cargo on board the Sloop Tittbitt, captained by Thomas Rogers, on a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to Affrica [Africa]. The voyage owned one-half by William Vernon, and one-quarter each William Redwood and Jonas L. Redwood.
Detailed record of the sale of 55 slaves brought on the Brig Othello, captained by Thomas Rogers, to Antigua. Sold by merchant Alexander Willock for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes expenses for "store to sell the...
Bill of lading for the Brig Royal Charlotte, captained by John Knowles, departing from Montego Bay [Jamaica] carrying sugar, rum, and hogsheads for trade in Quebec [Canada]. Signed and sealed by Charles Hamilton, Zach. Allnutt, and R. Williams.
Account record of expenses and profits related to the Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 63 slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare, captained by Caleb Godfrey, for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island].