- Account record of Gardner and Dean, "in acct with Phillips & Gardner," in Charleston [South Carolina], listing expenses and profits associated with the selling of slaves from February, 1806, through March, 1806. Includes names of purchasers, D. Vaughn, John Gardner, Littlefield, J. Brinley, J & Dean, B. J. & Cooke, and J. [John] Marsh.
- Account of cargo on board the Sloop Hare off of the coast of Africa, including beef, flower [flour], Irish cane, bread; pork, sugar and tarr [tar]. Lists names of account holders for said cargo, Geo. [George] Gardner, Thos. [Thomas] Cranston; David Earl, Benj. [Benjamin] Greene, Nathaniel Coggeshall, Richardson and Johnathan [and/or John] Thurston.
- Invoice for a trunk of merchandise shipped from Newport [Rhode Island] by Samuel C. Taggart for Gardner & Dean on the Brig Friendship. Includes instruction to sell the goods on the coast of Africa and use those funds to purchase "negroes" for sale in Charleston [South Carolina]. Dated March 12th, no year given.