Manuscript copy of a letter dated June 18, 1756, from Austin & Laurens of Charleston, South Carolina, to William and Samuel Vernon of [Newport] Rhode Island regarding slave and agricultural trade. Followed by a letter that provides further market details.
Letter from Sam Brown of Boston [Massachusetts] to William Vernon of Newport [Rhode Island]. Followed by manuscript copy of letter from Thayer Bartlett & Co. of Charleston [South Carolina] dated January 23, 1769.
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.
Letter from Richard Adams of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island, to notify of current sales of slaves and express disappointment that additional shipments had not arrived.