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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Manuscript copy of letter from John Thornton & Co. to Messrs. Samuel & William Vernon]
John Thornton & Co.Vernon, William, 1719-1806Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792Butler, Obed, CaptainDuncan, John, CaptainThornton, JohnSusanna (Schooner)Othello (Brig)Haley & Hopkins
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
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.
Slave trade--Virginia--FredericksburgSlave trade--Rhode Island--Newport
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