- Inventory of goods consigned to Captain George D. Sweet aboard the Brig Othello, owned by Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island, departing Rhode Island to the Coast of Africa. Includes instructions that read, "To insurance in London, from thence to Affrica [Africa] at and from thence to market with slaves at 8 guineas." On back, "Invoice of slops [?] sent on board," such as frocks, hats, shoes, and rum.
- Contract for employment on the Brig Othello including names of crew, wages, and terms. Form printed and sold by Solomon Southwick, in Newport [Rhode Island]. On back, list of crew that received "one month's pay advance." Attached, receipt for wages for George Lambert from Samuel Vernon, signed by Elizabeth Preston.
- Account record for sales of goods aboard the Brig Royal Charlotte at Bonivista [Jamaica?] by Captain William Pinniger on behalf of Messrs. Samuel and William Vernon and Thomas Teakle Taylor [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes purchases of brandy, gin, bread, and wages for men to bring water for the Brig.