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Slavery Collection, 1709-1864
[Employment contract for the Brig Othello]
Sweet, George DunbarWeaver, NicholasWillock, RobertWilson, AbiatharPurchase, WilliamNeil, JonathanCoggeshall, BostonWiles, EphraimMagee, PaulOthello (Brig)
Mss Collection - Slavery Collection
Contract for employment on the Brig Othello for a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to Africa, to the West Indies and back to Newport. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, multiple notations dated August 1, 1774, through October 3, 1775, detailing payments to crew.
Merchant ships--United StatesContract Labor--Rhode Island--NewportMerchant mariners--Salaries, etc.
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