Letter from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding payments to Captain William Tanner for shipments and discussing the slave market in Richmond in anticipation of a slave shipment from "the Coast" delivered by Captain John Duncan.
Account record for the sale of 87 slaves from the cargo of the Brig Othello sold in Richmond, Virginia, by Adams & Griffin [for Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Includes one notable sale that states, "1 boy sold himself."
Account record for disbursements of cargo from the Brig Othello in Richmond, Virginia, [by Adams & Griffin] including expenses for the care of slaves to be sold on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of vendors from whom provisions were purchased.