- Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Schooner Caribbean of Bremen, Maine, from the port of Alexandria to Charleston, South Carolina. Includes names of ship's Master Hatec L. Allen, shipper John B. Rountree of Edgefield South Carolina, collector Edward Green and one slave, Rachel Reivs (?).
- 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."
- Manuscript copy of a correspondence between Edmund Jackson and Hon. Robert C. Winthorp, in which Jackson asks for Winthorp's position on slavery before his election to United States Congress. Includes Winthorp's response dated November 2, 1840, in which he replies that he "cannot regard it as desirable or expedient to attempt any alteration of the Constitution in relation to slavery."