Merchant ships--United States; Rhode Island--Commerce--Africa; Africa--Commerce--Rhode Island
Insurance claim of the Brig Othello, including list of provisions taken on board for trade from Newport, Rhode Island, to the Coast of Africa for Samuel and William Vernon. Signed by Captain John Duncan.
Manuscript copy of a letter from Richard Adams of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island dated December 26, 1768, regarding the "favorable" slave market in Richmond. Followed by a letter in which Adams & Griffin,...
Slave trade--Africa; Slave trade--Virgin Islands of the United States; Sugar trade--Virgin Islands of the United States; Rum industry--Virgin Islands of the United States; Slave trade--Rhode Island--Newport
Letter from Cornelius Durant in St. Croix [Virgin Islands] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island.
Receipt for expenses related to a court case regarding the Brig Royal Charlotte during a voyage to Africa with Captain William Taylor in 1767, and a voyage to Amsterdam with Captain William Pinniger, in 1768 [possibly with Samuel Vernon, Junior].