Account record of John Stanton, "in account with John Thornton & Charles Yates," in Fredericksburg, Virginia, listing expenses and profits associated with the selling of slaves. Includes note at bottom, "if approved by Messrs. Samuel & William Vernon."
Manuscript copy of letter dated September 4, 1756, from Thomas Teakle Taylor in Annamaboe [Anomabu, Ghana] to Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] and Mr. Readwood [probably Abraham Redwood] of Newport, Rhode Island.
Account current for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] by John Thornton and Charles Yates for 85 slaves sold in Fredericksburg, Virginia from the cargo of the Brig Othello. Includes tax expenses and profits from sale.
Account record for David Cooper and Samuel Mairez [of Jamaica] from Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island], delivered by Nicholas Cooper. Includes the supply of provisions like Jamaica Rum, coffee and sugar, as well as services like "hospital money" and "freight of a slave."
Account record for the Brig Othello from John Thornton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for the supply of provisions and services, including the boarding of sick slaves by Mary Horne and Betty Smith, and a supply of "swanskin for cloaths" to Capt. John Thornton.
Insurance claim of the Brig Othello, including list of provisions taken on board for trade from Newport, Rhode Island, to the Coast of Africa for Samuel and William Vernon. Signed by Captain John Duncan.
Account record of the sale of slaves aboard the Brigatine Othello in Fredericksburg, Virginia, by John Thornton and Charles Yates for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers.
Account record for the sale of slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare by Austin & Laurens in Charleston, South Carolina, on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Also includes the sale of barrels of rice.
Detailed account record of Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 54 slaves brought from Africa on the Sloop Hare by Capt. Caleb Godfrey. Includes names of purchasers, amount, terms of payment, and costs associated with the sale, such as wine and punch.