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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Letter from Adams & Griffin to Messrs. Saml. & Wm. Vernon]
Adams & GriffinVernon, William, 1719-1806Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792Duncan, John, CaptainAdams, RichardGriffin, WilliamOthello (Brig)
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Letter dated September 1, 1769, from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding the slow sale of slaves shipped on the Brig Othello, citing their poor condition. Followed by a letter signed by Adams & Griffin to that the remaining slaves had been sold. Includes list detailing the "state of the market."
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