24-page trading book of the Schonner [Schooner] Active in Annamaboe [Anomabu, Ghana]. Provides detailed account of day-to-day trading of provisions and goods. Includes several mentions of slave purchases from Richard Brew and a balance summary of services and expenses incurred in Barbados.
Account record for the sale of slaves aboard the Sloop Hare by Captain Caleb Godfrey on behalf of Robert Stevens and Saml. [Samuel] and Wm. [William] Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes expenses of medical costs and coffins for slaves that died during the voyage.
Invoice of goods aboard the Brig Marigold belonging to Captain Thomas Teakle Taylor and Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island], including sugar, turpentine, tarr [tar], tobacco, coffee, molasses, flour, pork, beef, and rum.
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 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.
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.
Letter from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding payments to Captain William Tanner for shipments and discussing the slave market in Richmond in anticipation of a slave shipment from "the Coast" delivered by Captain John Duncan.
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."