- Portage bill for the Brig Othello, listing crew names, wages, and term of employment on a passage to the coast of Africa. Notes four men, George Harvey, Michael Keable, John Chace, and Ezekiel Mitchell [Mitchel] that "left the vessel at Virginia." On back, additional detail about wage payments to crew members.
- 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 Richmond in anticipation of a slave shipment from "the Coast" delivered by Captain John Duncan. Followed by a letter in which Adams & Griffin further report on the state of the Richmond market, noting the great demand for slaves. In companion letter, Richard Adams mentions the marriage of William Griffin to Susan Chiswell, widow of John Robinson.
- Insurance claim for the loss of slaves aboard the Brig Othello during a trading voyage to Leeward [Islands, West Indies], due to the "carelessness" and "neglect" of crew members Nathaniel Shearman, Ezekiel Mitchell, and John Bent. Claim submitted in Barbados and created by notary public Thomas Workman.