Receipt for pilotage by Walter Keeble of the Brig Othello "from the Capes to Fredericksburg & down again" for Messrs. Charles Yates & Co. Signed by Archibald Ritchie. On back, letter from John Stanton to Charles Yates asking for remittance of payment.
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.
Account record for the Brig Othello from John Thornton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for the supply of provisions and services, including the boarding of sick slaves by Mary Horne and Betty Smith, and a supply of "swanskin for cloaths" to Capt. John Thornton.
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 the sale of slaves aboard the Brigatine Othello in Fredericksburg, Virginia, by John Thornton and Charles Yates for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers.
Invoice for 200 barrels of flour shipped by the Brig Othello by Captain John Duncan for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] from John Stanton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Account current for Capatin John Duncan, aboard the Brig Othello, by Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for expenses related to the care of slaves to be sold [on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island].