Letter from William Vernon in Boston [Massachusetts] to Samuel Vernon, Jr., of Newport [Rhode Island]. Followed by unsigned letter dated November 20, 1781 [that appears to be unrelated and in the hand of Samuel Vernon, Sr.].
Letter from Sam Brown of Boston [Massachusetts] to William Vernon of Newport [Rhode Island]. Followed by manuscript copy of letter from Thayer Bartlett & Co. of Charleston [South Carolina] dated January 23, 1769.
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.
Manuscript copy of letter dated April 30, 1774, from John Thornton & Co. of Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Followed by postscript dated May 3, 1774, signed J. T. & Co.
Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean, merchants in Newport, Rhode Island, regarding slave trade in the Leeward [Islands, West Indies] on the Brig [Sloop] Louisa.
Manuscript copy of letter dated September 4, 1756, from Thomas Teakle Taylor in Annamaboe [Anomabu, Ghana] to Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] and Mr. Readwood [probably Abraham Redwood] of Newport, Rhode Island.