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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
Austin & LaurensVernon, William, 1719-1806Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792Godfrey, Caleb, CaptainHare (Sloop)
[Letter from Austin & Laurens to Messrs. Samuel & William Vernon]
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.
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
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