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.
Manuscript copy of letter from Francis Mairez and David Cooper of Montego Bay, Jamaica, [to Samuel and William Vernon], sent via Captain George Sweet on the Brig Othello, regarding profits from slaves sold on the Vernon's behalf and other trade business. Followed by a second letter dated August 22, 1775, from Mairez and Cooper [to the Vernons] regarding their accounts current.
Two-page account of "negro sales" taken from the Brig Marian, Captained by George Lawton from Africa. Includes names of purchasers, number of slaves purchased, and total cost. Many slaves listed as "dead."
Bill from Bowler Cocke, Jr., to Robert Cary of London, for remittance of payment to Richard Adams [of Virginia]. On back, directions from Richard Adams to pay directly to Samuel and William Vernon & Co.
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 by John Thornton & Co. in Fredericksburg, Virginia, for expenses related to the sale of 52 slaves aboard the Brig Othello, captained by John Duncan, and cargo aboard the Schooner Susanna, captained by Obed Butler.
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.
Bill to Francis Mairez and David Cooper [of Jamaica] for services and provisions provided by William Purchase to Samuel & William Vernon [probably for the Brig Othello], including rum, tobacco, and Ticklenburgh.
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 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.
Account current for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] by John Thornton & Co. for expenses and profits related to the clothing and feeding of slaves to be sold in Fredericksburg, Virginia, from the cargo of the Brig Othello.
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 the sale of 90 slaves from the cargo of the Royall [Royal] Charlotte, sold by Cornelius Durant [of St. Croix Virgin Islands] on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers, price paid, and gender and age of slaves bought.
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.
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.
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.
Four-page account detail for Mr. Alexander Jamison with Hay & Kinglsey. Expenses listed include those related to the death of a James Milne and passages to and from Dominica and Grenada carrying slaves for trade.
Account record by Jonathan Niel for services and provisions for the Brig Othello, including silk handkercheifs, stockings, and knives for Captain [George Sweet] Dunbar, submitted to Messrs. Francis Mairez and David Cooper [of Jamaica] for remittance.
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."