Receipt for the sale of "a certain black man named Joe" from Joseph Houston, Junior, and Charles J. Guion of New York City to Peter G. Hart. Document specifies that after a period of four years, Joe will be freed. Signed by witness Benjamin Hart.
Request for payment from Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] for three day's work provided by the "negro onboard Brigg Charlotte" belonging to Captain Pollopus Hammond. Signed by William Taylor.
Account record for the sale of 15 slaves from the cargo of the Royall [Royal] Charlotte, sold by Richard Adams [of Virginia] on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers, price paid, and gender and age of slaves bought.
Detailed account book for the Royal Charlotte from a 1762 voyage to Anomabu [Ghana]. Includes ledger for purchases of slaves, gold, sundries, and general provisions. At back, summary accounts for sales of flour, "naval stores", sugar, coffee, and tobacco.
Invoice of cargo on board the Sloop Tittbitt, captained by Thomas Rogers, on a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to Affrica [Africa]. The voyage owned one-half by William Vernon, and one-quarter each William Redwood and Jonas L. Redwood.
Account record by Richard Adams of expenses related to trade on serveral ships belonging to Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes mention of the Brig Royal Charlotte and the Schooner Little Sally.