- Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean, merchants in Newport, Rhode Island, regarding the sale of cargo from the Sloop Louisa, followed by itemized receipt for the "sales of Sixty Seven African Negroes." Includes names of purchasers Jas. [James] B. Phillips, Patrick Cassin, Alex [?] S. Rowe, Isaac Wellborn, Mathew [Matthew] Clarke, Robert Quash, D. Bradley, Pagan & O'Neale, Wainock, Jhl. [?] Meriam, R. Carter, and Wm. [William] Dabney.
- Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steamer J. Johnson of Washington from the port of Alexandria [Virginia]. Includes names of ship's Master William H. Nowell, shipper George Kephart, consignee John E. Simmons, collector Edward S. Hough and 4 slaves, Thomas Goings, Ann Lurgic, Admonia Jackson, and Eliza Hilary.
- Letter from Arthur G. Homer, of New York City, to Francis Jackson asking for funds to help purchase two slaves belonging to a Williamsburg, Virginia, planter William Havis. They are the wife and child of a free black residing in New York, who has already procured several hundred dollars to buy their freedom.