Contract for employment on the Sloop Louisa, "bound from the Port of Newport, Rhode Island to Africa & from thence to Charleston and then back to said Newport." Includes the name of ship Master Samuel Taggart, first mate Benjamin Weaver, second...
Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean [of Newport, Rhode Island] regarding payment to Captain Edward Tayer and state taxes on "negroes held in posession [sic] on the first day of October 1805."
Expense record of Captain Benjamin Weaver aboard the Sloop Louisa in Riopongo [probably Rio Pongo, Guinea], listing purchases of provisions and slaves dated December 22, 1805 through February 26, 1806.
Expense record of Gardner & Dean relating to the shipping of commodities and slave trade between August, 1805, and January, 1806. Includes mention of the Sloop Louisa, Brig Brandywine, and Schooner Flora.