- Remarks given [probably by Samuel or William Vernon] regarding a case against Captain Thomas Rogers, who is accused of producing falsified trade books and trading to his own benefit in Barbados, Cape de Verdes, St. Christopher, and Isle de Los. Includes copy of inventory of goods provided Rogers by the owners of the ship, as well as a list of goods found to be deficient. Note at right, "Remarks to be make aware of in y'e [the] action for breach of orders."
- 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.
- Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean, merchants in Newport, Rhode Island, regarding the sale of cargo from the Sloop Louisa, followed by itemized receipt for the "sales of Sixty Seven African Negroes." Includes names of purchasers Jas. [James] B. Phillips, Patrick Cassin, Alex [?] S. Rowe, Isaac Wellborn, Mathew [Matthew] Clarke, Robert Quash, D. Bradley, Pagan & O'Neale, Wainock, Jhl. [?] Meriam, R. Carter, and Wm. [William] Dabney.