Jump to navigation
[Request for wages to be paid to Mr. Thurston for work done by his slave, Hammet, aboard the Brig Royal Charlotte]
Series I: Samuel and William Vernon, 1756-1799
Subseries 2. Business Papers, 1756-1799
Sanford, BenjaminThurston, RuthHammetRoyal Charlotte (Brig)
New-York Historical Society
Request for payment by "the owners of the Brig Royal Charlotte" for twenty-two day's work provided by the "Missis [Ruth] Thurston's Negro Hammet" in Newport [Rhode Island]. Signed by Benjamin Sanford.
Merchant ships--United StatesMerchant mariners--Salaries, etc.SlavesSlavery
Receipts (financial records)
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
This digital image may be used for educational or scholarly purposes without restriction. Commercial and other uses of the item are prohibited without prior written permission from the New-York Historical Society. Please visit the New-York Historical Society's Rights and Reproductions Department web page at http://www.nyhistory.org/about/rights-reproductions for more information.