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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Letter from Adams & Griffin to Messrs. Saml. & Wm. Vernon]
Adams & GriffinVernon, William, 1719-1806Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792Borden, CaptainAdams, ThomasFarrar, ThomasWood, ThomasHalverson, Mr.Adams, RichardGriffin, WilliamPerkins Buchanan & Brown
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Manuscript copy of a letter dated June 27, 1770, from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding remittance of payment to London merchant Thomas Adams. Followed by a letter that includes further billing from Perkins Buchanan & Brown of London and a discussion of projected agricultural markets for the upcoming fall. Adams & Griffin note that slaves "are in the greatest demand, and the first that arrive will sell at a good price."
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