- Manuscript copy of a letter dated June 27, 1770, from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding remittance of payment to London merchant Thomas Adams. Followed by a letter that includes further billing from Perkins Buchanan & Brown of London and a discussion of projected agricultural markets for the upcoming fall. Adams & Griffin note that slaves "are in the greatest demand, and the first that arrive will sell at a good price."
- 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.
- Manuscript copy of a letter from Richard Adams of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island and Thomas Teakle Taylor, captain of the Schooner Little Sally, dated July 4, 1763, to notify of the safe arrival of a "very likely" slave shipment, and the general state of the Richmond market.