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."
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.
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, to notify of the safe arrival of a "very likely" slave shipment, and the general state of the Richmond market.
Account record for the Ship Ascension, owned by Messrs. Vernon Gardner & Co. [William Vernon and Caleb Gardner]. Names vendors located in Mozambique, Ile de France [Mauritius], Montevideo, and the Cape of Good Hope.
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.