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.
Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean of Newport, Rhode Island regarding the sale of "negroes" delivered by the [Sloop] Louisa. Includes mention of specific sales to James & Dordin and Tisdale & Dean.
Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean [of Newport, Rhode Island] regarding Charleston slave trade and cargo aboard the Brig [Sloop] Louisa. Includes inquiry about business with Mr. D'Wolf [possibly James De Wolf of Bristol, Rhode Island].
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.
Account record of Gardner and Dean, "in acct with Phillips & Gardner," in Charleston [South Carolina], listing expenses and profits associated with the selling of slaves from April, 1806, through May, 1806. Includes names of purchasers, E. [probably Edward] Tayer and R. Carter.
Expense record of Benjamin Weaver aboard the Sloop Louisa, giving sums for "the amount of the cargo homeward as per invoice," disbursements, "neat proceeds" and balance due. Includes note at bottom, "Errers [sic] Excepted Riopongo" [probably Rio Pongo, Guinea].