Manuscript copy of letter dated September 4, 1756, from Thomas Teakle Taylor in Annamaboe [Anomabu, Ghana] to Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] and Mr. Readwood [probably Abraham Redwood] of Newport, Rhode Island.
Account record of traded goods by Thomas Teakle Taylor aboard the Brig Marigold in Annamaboe Road [Anomabu, Ghana], including slaves, rum, gold, tobacco, sugar, flower [flour], coffey [coffee], molasses, and turpentine.
Receipt for cloth goods and clothing patterns by James Ward for Captain John Duncan [of the Brig Othello] on June 10 through 18, 1771. On back, letter from Duncan to Mr. [Charles] Yates asking for remittance of payment. Signed by Edmund Addison.
Manuscript copy of letter dated April 30, 1774, from John Thornton & Co. of Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Followed by postscript dated May 3, 1774, signed J. T. & Co.
Receipt of pilotage wages for John Stanton, received by this mother Hannah Sadlar [Sadler], from Samuel & William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] and delivered by Messrs. Thornton & Yates [of Fredericksburg, Virginia].
Letter from Samuel Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] to Mr. Henry Marchant, promising repayment of ten dollars that Marchant gave on loan to Mr. [John] Bent to settle an account with Wm. Dauers [Duer].
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."