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."
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].
Detailed record of the sale of 55 slaves brought on the Brig Othello to Fredericksburg, Virginia. Includes names of purchasers, amount paid, and gender and age of slaves purchased. Includes list of slaves "sold at publick vendue" on April 21, 1774, many of which were aged or disabled.