- Contract for employment on the Brig Othello including names of crew, wages, and terms. Form printed and sold by Solomon Southwick, in Newport [Rhode Island]. On back, list of crew that received "one month's pay advance." Attached, receipt for wages for George Lambert from Samuel Vernon, signed by Elizabeth Preston.
- 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.
- Portage bill for the Brig Othello, listing crew names, wages, and term of employment on a passage to the coast of Africa. Notes four men, George Harvey, Michael Keable, John Chace, and Ezekiel Mitchell [Mitchel] that "left the vessel at Virginia." On back, additional detail about wage payments to crew members.