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."
Account record for the Brig Othello from John Thornton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for the supply of provisions and services, including the boarding of sick slaves by Mary Horne and Betty Smith, and a supply of "swanskin for cloaths" to Capt. John Thornton.
Invoice for 200 barrels of flour shipped by the Brig Othello by Captain John Duncan for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] from John Stanton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Receipt of pilotage wages for John Stanton, received by this mother Hannah Sadlar [Sadler], from Samuel & William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] and delivered by Messrs. Thornton & Yates [of Fredericksburg, Virginia].
Detailed record of the sale of 55 slaves brought on the Brig Othello to Fredericksburg, Virginia. Includes names of purchasers, amount paid, and gender and age of slaves purchased. Includes list of slaves "sold at publick vendue" on April 21, 1774, many of which were aged or disabled.