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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Brigantine Othello trade book]
Rogers, Thomas, CaptainOthello (Brig)
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
45-page trade book of the Brig Othello, a merchant ship owned by brothers Samuel and William Vernon, business partners involved in the triangular trade that sent rum from Rhode Island to Africa, bought slaves in Africa to sell in the West Indies or in the southern colonies, and brought molasses back to Rhode Island, dated June 29, 1764 to July 19, 1765.
Slave tradeSlaves--United StatesMerchant ships
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