Letter from John Duncan in Fredericksburg [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Followed by two additional letters from Duncan to the Vernons dated April 30 and May 1, 1771.
Account record of Valentine Jones of Barbados for items supplied to ships owned by Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes Capt. John Duncan, Capt. Thomas Rogers, and Capt. [Peter] Dordin between the years 1767 through 1771.
Manuscript copy of a letter from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island dated February 8, 1771, regarding payments to Captain William Tanner for shipments and discussing the slave market in...
Receipt for hospital services provided to sick slaves from the Brig Othello by Mary Horn of Fredericksburg, Virginia, including boarding and the burial of "2 negroes" between the dates of May 29 and July 16 .
Merchant ships--United States; Medicine--Early works to 1800; Medical care
Receipt for medical services by Doctor Hugh Mercer for Captain John Duncan [of the Brig Othello] on May 13 and 15, 1771. On back, letter from Mr. [Charles] Yates to Duncan asking for remittance of payment.
Receipt for cloth goods and clothing patterns by James Ward for Captain John Duncan [of the Brig Othello] on June 10 through 18, 1771. On back, letter from Duncan to Mr. [Charles] Yates asking for remittance of payment. Signed by Edmund Addison.
South Carolina--Commerce; Rhode Island--Commerce; Slave trade--South Carolina--Charleston; Slave trade--Rhode Island--Newport
Invoice for a trunk of merchandise shipped from Newport [Rhode Island] by Samuel C. Taggart for Gardner & Dean on the Brig Friendship. Includes instruction to sell the goods on the coast of Africa and use those funds to purchase "negroes" for sale...
Account record of the Brig Othello from C. [Charles] Yates [of Fredericksburg, Virginia] for provisions, including corn, "ship bread", hoggs [hog's] lard, and services provided by George Hill and Mitchell.
Account record of Gardner and Dean, "in acct with Phillips & Gardner," in Charleston [South Carolina], listing expenses and profits associated with the selling of slaves from April, 1806, through May, 1806. Includes names of purchasers, E....