- Account record for the sale of 75 slaves from the cargo of the Brig Othello, sold by Captain George Dunbar Sweet for Samuel and William Vernon of [Newport], Rhode Island. Includes names of purchasers. Followed by account record for the Brig Othello to Francis Mairez and David Cooper [of Jamaica] for provisions taken on board between July 18, 1775 and August 22, 1775.
- Contract for employment on the Brig Othello including names of crew, wages, and terms. Form printed and sold by Solomon Southwick, in Newport [Rhode Island]. On back, list of crew that received "one month's pay advance." Attached, receipt for wages for George Lambert from Samuel Vernon, signed by Elizabeth Preston.
- Letter dated September 1, 1769, from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding the slow sale of slaves shipped on the Brig Othello, citing their poor condition. Followed by a letter signed by Adams & Griffin to that the remaining slaves had been sold. Includes list detailing the "state of the market."