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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Depositions of Robert Stoddard and Peter Dordin]
Stoddard, RobertJones, ValentineRogers, Thomas, CaptainWard, Henry, 1732-1797Dordin, Peter, Captain
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Deposition of Robert Stoddard given in Newport, Rhode Island, stating that Valentine Jones, a Barbados merchant, had advised Captain Thomas Rogers of the Brig Othello to sell his slaves in Barbados instead of carrying them somewhere else to be sold. Sworn before Henry Ward, Just. Peace. Followed by deposition of Captain Peter Dordin dated September 3, 1766, stating that he heard of Captain Rogers had "met with shocking misfortune" on route to Antigua, losing several slaves, and also stated the cost of slaves in Georgia at the time of which Rogers sold his cargo.
Depositions--Rhode Island--NewportSlave trade--Rhode Island--NewportSlave trade--BarbadosSlave trade--GeorgiaSlavery--GeorgiaSlaves--Georgia
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