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Sales of 9 new Negro men, 6 women, 13 boys, and 13 girls, Imported in the Briggatine Othello, Thomas Rogers master and put into by hands for sale by said Rogers on account of his owners, Messrs. Samuel and William Vernon, Merchants in Rhode Island
Series I: Samuel and William Vernon, 1756-1799
Subseries 2. Business Papers, 1756-1799
Vernon, William, 1719-1806
Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792
Rogers, Thomas, Captain
New-York Historical Society
Detailed record of the sale of 55 slaves brought on the Brig Othello, captained by Thomas Rogers, to Antigua. Sold by merchant Alexander Willock for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes expenses for "store to sell the negroes in," tickets, drummers, advertisement, and victuals.
Merchant ships--United StatesSlave trade--Antigua
Receipts (financial records)
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