- One leaf containing two separately signed documents, both dated June 2, 1800. At top, birth certificate of Jude, born March 16, 1800, to a 'Black woman (a slave) named Nan' belonging to Thomas Storm of New York. At bottom, certificate indicating Storm's desire to 'abandon all my claim of service from the said female child,' Jude.
- Two-page deposition of Samuel Whittelsey of Wallingford, Connecticut, describing a meeting between Reverend Mr. Joseph Noyse [Noyes] of New Haven [Connecticut], and Mr. Wharam Mather of South New Haven [Connecticut], where Mather asked for prayers because "the Devil had made some trouble among his Negroes." Whittelsey testifies that Mather suffered loss of memory and the he "never saw a man so broken." Note on verso, "Opened in Wendham [Windham] Superior Court - Sept. form 1749, pr. Wm. [William] Pitkin Assist."
- Trade book of the Brig Othello, a merchant ship owned by brothers Samuel and William Vernon, business partners involved in the triangular trade that sent rum from Rhode Island to Africa, bought slaves in Africa to sell in the West Indies or in the southern colonies, and brought molasses back to Rhode Island.