Request for advanced wages for Samuel Scranton to be paid to Sarah Jones by Samuel and William Vernon in Newport, Rhode Island. In turn, Scranton promises to contine work aboard the Othello until the debt is settled.
Portage bill for the Sloop Tittbitt on a voyage to Affrica [Africa]. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, receipt of wages by William Heffeman from Jonas Lang. Redwood dated October 6, 1757.
Bill to Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] from George Buckmaster for "wages on board the Cicero" and provisions for Capt. [John] Duncan. On back receipt of payment signed by Lucina Halverson.
Receipt for money received by James Rogers, Jr. from Samuel and Wiliam Vernon in Newport [Rhode Island], "being for Wm. Lake, Ex'or and paid to Mr. James Roggers [Rogers], against Ed'd Clanning [Clannen]."
Receipt for wages paid to the crew of the Brig R. Charllee [Royal Charlotte] by Captain T. Taylor, including cash paid to Captain Richard Humpherys [Humphreys] of the Schooner Sally for transportation of slaves to Virginia.
Contract for employment on the Brig Royal Charlotte for a voyage from Rhode Island to Africa and back. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, multiple notations dated June 11, 1763, through August 22, 1763, detailing payments to crew.
Account record by William Taylor, Captain of the Brig Royal Charlotte, for William Vernon. Includes detailed itemized list from June 20, 1761 to March 20, 1762, and names multiple vendors and quantities of goods.
Request for payment from Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] for three day's work provided by the "negro onboard Brigg Charlotte" belonging to Captain Pollopus Hammond. Signed by William Taylor.