Receipt for cloth goods and clothing patterns by James Ward for Captain John Duncan [of the Brig Othello] on June 10 through 18, 1771. On back, letter from Duncan to Mr. [Charles] Yates asking for remittance of payment. Signed by Edmund Addison.
Depositions--Delaware; Slavery--Delaware; Fugitive slaves--Delaware; Fugitive slaves--New York (State)--New York
One-page deposition of Richard Colgate of Kent County, Delaware, regarding his runaway slave James Winham. Includes detailed description and account of Winham's escape to New York, where he "inlisted [sic] in his Majesties Service in Capt. Langdons...
Awarding of gold medal to John L. Wade, tug boat captain, for his role in saving life on the occasion of the burning of the steamer General Slocum on June 15, 1904. Also included is a verbatim copy of the text of Capt. Wade's first hand account of...
Account record of Valentine Jones of Barbados for items supplied to ships owned by Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes Capt. John Duncan, Capt. Thomas Rogers, and Capt. [Peter] Dordin between the years 1767 through 1771.
Merchant ships--United States; Merchant mariners--Salaries, etc.
Bill to Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] from George Buckmaster for "wages on board the Cicero" and provisions for Capt. [John] Duncan. On back receipt of payment signed by Lucina Halverson.
Request for payment from Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] for three day's work provided by the "negro onboard Brigg Charlotte" belonging to Captain Pollopus Hammond. Signed by William Taylor.