Bill of lading for the Brig Royal Charlotte, owned by Saml. & Wm. Vernon, Thos. Teakle Taylor and Wm. Tayler [Taylor], departing from Newport harbor [Rhode Island] to the Coast of Africa carrying rum, sugar, wine, tobacco, pork, beef, and hogshead. Two copies, signed by William Taylor.
Manuscript copy of letter dated September 4, 1756, from Thomas Teakle Taylor in Annamaboe [Anomabu, Ghana] to Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] and Mr. Readwood [probably Abraham Redwood] of Newport, Rhode Island.
Contract for employment on the Brig Marigold, including names of crew, wages, and terms. Form printed and sold by J. Franklin: Newport, Rhode Island. On back, multiple notations dated March 25, 1759, through June 12, 1760, detailing payments to crew.