Account record of expenses aboard the Sloop Hare in Barbados. Includes names of vendors William Collins, Paul Bedford, Captain Housman, William Baggot, Barn & Hortwick, Francis Welch, Richard Cole, Mr. Hammond, and Charles Bolton.
Bill of lading for the Brig Royal Charlotte, owned by Saml. & Wm. Vernon, Thos. Teakle Taylor and Wm. Tayler [Taylor], departing from Newport harbor [Rhode Island] to the Coast of Africa carrying rum, sugar, wine, tobacco, pork, beef, and hogshead. Two copies, signed by William Taylor.
Portage bill for the Sloop Tittbitt on a voyage to Affrica [Africa]. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, receipt of wages by William Heffeman from Jonas Lang. Redwood dated October 6, 1757.
Account record of Valentine Jones of Barbados for items supplied to ships owned by Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes Capt. John Duncan, Capt. Thomas Rogers, and Capt. [Peter] Dordin between the years 1767 through 1771.
Bill to Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] from George Buckmaster for "wages on board the Cicero" and provisions for Capt. [John] Duncan. On back receipt of payment signed by Lucina Halverson.
Record for the sale of sixty-one slaves received by ship Master Samuel C. Taggart of the Sloop Louisa in Charleston [South Carolina]. Includes names of purchasers John L. Engle, C. Fitzsimons [Fitzsimmons], Thomas Mitchell, and ten others.
Petition for insurance funds for the Brig Orange after wrecking upon a reef "about three mites to the Eastward of Man of War Kry near the Island of Abaca, one of the Bahama Islands" after leaving the port of Havana [Cuba] on March 6, 1799, carrying 120 slaves.
Receipt for money received by James Rogers, Jr. from Samuel and Wiliam Vernon in Newport [Rhode Island], "being for Wm. Lake, Ex'or and paid to Mr. James Roggers [Rogers], against Ed'd Clanning [Clannen]."
Detailed account book for the Royal Charlotte from a 1762 voyage to Anomabu [Ghana]. Includes ledger for purchases of slaves, gold, sundries, and general provisions. At back, summary accounts for sales of flour, "naval stores", sugar, coffee, and tobacco.
Expense record of Gardner & Dean relating to the shipping of commodities and slave trade between August, 1805, and January, 1806. Includes mention of the Sloop Louisa, Brig Brandywine, and Schooner Flora.
Invoice of Gardner & Dean, of Charleston [South Carolina], for expenses relating to the sale and shipment of slaves, submitted to Phillips & Gardner. Includes mention of the Sloops Hiram and Juliet, and a vendor named J. M. Lavaille.
Receipt for medical services by Doctor Hugh Mercer for Captain John Duncan [of the Brig Othello] on May 13 and 15, 1771. On back, letter from Mr. [Charles] Yates to Duncan asking for remittance of payment.
Receipt for wages paid to the crew of the Brig R. Charllee [Royal Charlotte] by Captain T. Taylor, including cash paid to Captain Richard Humpherys [Humphreys] of the Schooner Sally for transportation of slaves to Virginia.
Bill of lading for the Sloop Wyndan, belonging to William Vernon, on a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to the Coast of Africa carrying rum, wine, coffee, sugar, tobacco, turpentine, flour, tea, and other provisions. Signed by ship Master Thomas Rogers.
Account record for the Ship Ascension, owned by Messrs. Vernon Gardner & Co. [William Vernon and Caleb Gardner]. Names vendors located in Mozambique, Ile de France [Mauritius], Montevideo, and the Cape of Good Hope.
Bill of lading for the Brig Royal Charlotte, owned by Wm. Vernon, Thos. T. Taylor and Sam. Johnson, departing from Newport harbor [Rhode Island] to Africa carrying rum, tobacco, flour, sugar, coffee for trade. Three copies, signed by Captain William Taylor.
Letter from Gardner & Dean of Newport [Rhode Island] to Mess. Phillips & Gardner [of Charleston, South Carolina] giving instruction for the sale of cargo aboard the Ship Mary, and then the sale of the ship itself.
Detailed account record of Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 54 slaves brought from Africa on the Sloop Hare by Capt. Caleb Godfrey. Includes names of purchasers, amount, terms of payment, and costs associated with the sale, such as wine and punch.
Contract for employment on the Brig Royal Charlotte for a voyage from Rhode Island to Africa and back. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, multiple notations dated June 11, 1763, through August 22, 1763, detailing payments to crew.
Expense record of Captain Benjamin Weaver aboard the Sloop Louisa in Riopongo [probably Rio Pongo, Guinea], listing purchases of provisions and slaves dated December 22, 1805 through February 26, 1806.