Receipt for pilotage by Walter Keeble of the Brig Othello "from the Capes to Fredericksburg & down again" for Messrs. Charles Yates & Co. Signed by Archibald Ritchie. On back, letter from John Stanton to Charles Yates asking for remittance of payment.
Account current for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] by John Thornton and Charles Yates for 85 slaves sold in Fredericksburg, Virginia from the cargo of the Brig Othello. Includes tax expenses and profits from sale.
Receipt for advocate and proctors fees for Captain John Duncan of the Brig Othello from Boyle Vandeleure in Barbados in response to two petitions filed against Duncan by five mariners and seamen aboard the Brig.
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 current for Capatin John Duncan, aboard the Brig Othello, by Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for expenses related to the care of slaves to be sold [on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island].
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.
Receipt paid by John Duncan of the Brig Othello to John Thomas for "fees on two citations" of a law suit brought against Duncan by George Larkham, Daniel Trudgeon, Samuel Stanton, John Lambert, and Matthew Cook.