- Receipt for wages paid to George Larm by Captain John Duncan of the Brig Othello, includes deduction from wages for 3 1/2 gallons rum "stole out of a cask that was tapt in the head with a gimblet by you or some your ship mates you must pay for among yourselves." On back, note dated March 21, 1771 verifying receipt of payment signed by Boyle Vandeleure of Barbados.
- Account of cargo on board the Sloop Hare off of the coast of Africa, including beef, flower [flour], Irish cane, bread; pork, sugar and tarr [tar]. Lists names of account holders for said cargo, Geo. [George] Gardner, Thos. [Thomas] Cranston; David Earl, Benj. [Benjamin] Greene, Nathaniel Coggeshall, Richardson and Johnathan [and/or John] Thurston.
- Invoice for a trunk of merchandise shipped from Newport [Rhode Island] by Samuel C. Taggart for Gardner & Dean on the Brig Friendship. Includes instruction to sell the goods on the coast of Africa and use those funds to purchase "negroes" for sale in Charleston [South Carolina]. Dated March 12th, no year given.