Receipt for cloth goods and clothing patterns by James Ward for Captain John Duncan [of the Brig Othello] on June 10 through 18, 1771. On back, letter from Duncan to Mr. [Charles] Yates asking for remittance of payment. Signed by Edmund Addison.
Receipt of pilotage wages for John Stanton, received by this mother Hannah Sadlar [Sadler], from Samuel & William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] and delivered by Messrs. Thornton & Yates [of Fredericksburg, Virginia].
Account record by John Thornton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for the sales of 85 slaves on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers, gender and age of slave purchased, and amount paid.
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 record of John Stanton, "in account with John Thornton & Charles Yates," in Fredericksburg, Virginia, listing expenses and profits associated with the selling of slaves. Includes note at bottom, "if approved by Messrs. Samuel & William Vernon."