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Invoice of the Cargo on board the brig't Othello George Sweet Master for the Coast of Africa on Account and resque of S & Wm. Vernon and goes consigned to s'd Master
Series I: Samuel and William Vernon, 1756-1799
Subseries 2. Business Papers, 1756-1799
Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792
Vernon, William, 1719-1806
Sweet, George Dunbar
New-York Historical Society
Inventory of goods consigned to Captain George D. Sweet aboard the Brig Othello, owned by Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island, departing Rhode Island to the Coast of Africa. Includes instructions that read, "To insurance in London, from thence to Affrica [Africa] at and from thence to market with slaves at 8 guineas." On back, "Invoice of slops [?] sent on board," such as frocks, hats, shoes, and rum.
Merchant ships--United StatesSlave trade--AfricaAfrica--Commerce--Rhode IslandRhode Island--Commerce--Africa
Receipts (financial records)
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