Request for advanced wages for Samuel Scranton to be paid to Sarah Jones by Samuel and William Vernon in Newport, Rhode Island. In turn, Scranton promises to contine work aboard the Othello until the debt is settled.
Account record for George Lambert from Captain John Duncan on the Brig Othello in Barbados, listing hospital money, advance wages, and "7 gall. Rum missing out the cask he was caught stealing out off [sic]." On back, receipt signed by Boyle Vandeleure on behalf of George Lambert.