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.
Manuscript copy of two letters dated March 20 and April 14, 1764, from Richard Adams of Richmond, Virginia, to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island, regarding slave and agricultural trade. Includes price list of commodities. Followed by a letter that provides further market details.
Account record for the sale of 66 slaves from the cargo of the Brig Othello, sold in Richmond, Virginia, by Adams & Griffin for Samuel and William Vernon of [Newport], Rhode Island. Includes names of purchasers, price paid, and gender and age of slaves bought.