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.
Account record for the sale of slaves aboard the Sloop Hare by Captain Caleb Godfrey on behalf of Robert Stevens and Saml. [Samuel] and Wm. [William] Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes expenses of medical costs and coffins for slaves that died during the voyage.
Account record of the Sloop Hare's cargo for Saml. [Samuel] and Wm. [William] Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] lost during passage to Africa, including barrels of beer, snuff, and bees wax, and slaves.
Account record of Samuel & William Vernon for the proceeds from the sale of "54 negroes reced. of the Sloop Hare, Caleb Godfrey Masr." Includes names of London merchants William Thompson, Charles Mayne, George Seaman, John Bristow, William Mayne, Gabriel Manigault, Benjamin Stead, Charles Mayne, and William Stead.
Account record of 283 slaves [probably aboard the Ship Ascension], Master Samuel Chace. Includes list of slaves given as "priveledge" to Chace and crew members Mr. Brattle, Mr. Clark, Baxter, and James Perrard [Perraud].
Account record for sales of slaves aboard the Ship Ascension at Mozambique by Samuel Chace on behalf of Messrs. Vernon Gardner & Co. [William Vernon and Caleb Gardner]. Includes purchases of blankets, medical expenses, and "landing" fees, as well as a sale of 33 slaves to Don Thomas Antonio Romero in Mozambique.
Account record for the sale of slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare by Austin & Laurens in Charleston, South Carolina, on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Also includes the sale of barrels of rice.
Account record of expenses and profits related to the Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 63 slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare, captained by Caleb Godfrey, for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island].
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.
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.
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.
Account record of slaves and goods purchased from Caleb Godfrey on the Sloop Hare after a voyage to the coast of Africa. Includes names of 25 purchasers, most notably, "Pistue [?] a Black." On back, tally of "Sundy. [Sundry] Expended and Wastage out of the Sloop Hare's Cargo in a Voige to the Coast of Africa."
Account record of the sale of 52 slaves from the Schooner Little Sally, sold by Richard Adams for Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Includes names of purchasers and counties of residence.
Invoice of goods aboard the Brig Marigold belonging to Captain Thomas Teakle Taylor and Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island], including sugar, turpentine, tarr [tar], tobacco, coffee, molasses, flour, pork, beef, and rum.
Account record for the sale of 75 slaves from the cargo of the Brig Othello, sold by Captain George Dunbar Sweet for Samuel and William Vernon of [Newport], Rhode Island. Includes names of purchasers. Followed by account record for the Brig Othello to Francis Mairez and David Cooper [of Jamaica] for provisions taken on board between July 18, 1775 and August 22, 1775.
Account record of credits to David Cooper [possibly in Montego Bay] for the sale of "negroes" to be taken aboard "in part of the Othelo [Othello] Cargo." Includes names of purchasers, and the percentage of credit given by Cooper.
Account record of the sale of slaves aboard the Brigatine Othello in Fredericksburg, Virginia, by John Thornton and Charles Yates for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers.
Account record of traded goods by Thomas Teakle Taylor aboard the Brig Marigold in Annamaboe Road [Anomabu, Ghana], including slaves, rum, gold, tobacco, sugar, flower [flour], coffey [coffee], molasses, and turpentine.
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 George Larm by Captain John Duncan of the Brig Othello, includes deduction from wages for 3 1/2 gallons rum "stole out of a cask that was tapt in the head with a gimblet by you or some your ship mates you must pay for among yourselves." On back, note dated March 21, 1771 verifying receipt of payment signed by Boyle Vandeleure of Barbados.
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 for pilotage by Walter Keeble of the Brig Othello "from the Capes to Fredericksburg & down again" for Messrs. Charles Yates & Co. Signed by Archibald Ritchie. On back, letter from John Stanton to Charles Yates asking for remittance of payment.
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.
Receipt for advocate and proctors fees for Captain John Duncan of the Brig Othello from Boyle Vandeleure in Barbados in response to two petitions filed against Duncan by five mariners and seamen aboard the Brig.