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[Letter from Austin & Laurens to Messrs. Samuel & William Vernon]
Series I: Samuel and William Vernon, 1756-1799
Subseries 1. Correspondence, 1756-1796
Austin & Laurens
Vernon, William, 1719-1806
Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792
Godfrey, Caleb, Captain
New-York Historical Society
Manuscript copy of a letter dated July 5, 1756, from Austin & Laurens of Charleston, South Carolina, to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding difficulties selling a shipment of "refuse slaves." In companion letter, Austin & Laurens discuss further slave shipments and mention a dispute with Benjamin Yarnold, who attempted to return a female slave that fell ill the day after purchase.
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