Account current for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] by John Thornton & Co. for expenses and profits related to the clothing and feeding of slaves to be sold in Fredericksburg, Virginia, from the cargo of the Brig Othello.
Manuscript copy of letter dated April 30, 1774, from John Thornton & Co. of Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Followed by postscript dated May 3, 1774, signed J. T. & Co.
Account record by John Thornton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for costs associated with the sale of slaves on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes purchases of provisions and "board of sick slaves."