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[Letter from Rd. Adams to Messrs. Samuel & Wm. Vernon]
Series I: Samuel and William Vernon, 1756-1799
Subseries 1. Correspondence, 1756-1796
Adams, RichardAdams & GriffinVernon, William, 1719-1806Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792Tanner, William, CaptainDuncan, JohnGriffin, WilliamRobinson, John, 1705-1766Chiswell, Susan
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Manuscript copy of a letter from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island dated February 8, 1771, regarding payments to Captain William Tanner for shipments and discussing the slave market in Richmond in anticipation of a slave shipment from "the Coast" delivered by Captain John Duncan. Followed by a letter in which Adams & Griffin further report on the state of the Richmond market, noting the great demand for slaves. In companion letter, Richard Adams mentions the marriage of William Griffin to Susan Chiswell, widow of John Robinson.
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