Letter from Samuel Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] to Mr. Henry Marchant, promising repayment of ten dollars that Marchant gave on loan to Mr. [John] Bent to settle an account with Wm. Dauers [Duer].
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 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.
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.
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."
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.
Account record for David Cooper and Samuel Mairez [of Jamaica] from Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island], delivered by Nicholas Cooper. Includes the supply of provisions like Jamaica Rum, coffee and sugar, as well as services like "hospital money" and "freight of a slave."