- Insurance claim for the loss of slaves aboard the Brig Othello during a trading voyage to Leeward [Islands, West Indies], due to the "carelessness" and "neglect" of crew members Nathaniel Shearman, Ezekiel Mitchell, and John Bent. Claim submitted in Barbados and created by notary public Thomas Workman.
- Letter from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding shipments of corn and slaves on the Brig Othello, owned by the Vernons. Includes mention of the inferior quality of a recent slave shipment with "too great a proportion of children & the grown ones rather too old."
- 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."