Account record by John Thornton & Co. in Fredericksburg, Virginia, for expenses related to the sale of 52 slaves aboard the Brig Othello, captained by John Duncan, and cargo aboard the Schooner Susanna, captained by Obed Butler.
Account record for the sale of 87 slaves from the cargo of the Brig Othello sold in Richmond, Virginia, by Adams & Griffin [for Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Includes one notable sale that states, "1 boy sold himself."
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.
Account current for Capatin John Duncan, aboard the Brig Othello, by Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for expenses related to the care of slaves to be sold [on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island].
Merchant ships--United States; Actions and defenses--Barbados
Receipt paid by John Duncan of the Brig Othello to John Thomas for "fees on two citations" of a law suit brought against Duncan by George Larkham, Daniel Trudgeon, Samuel Stanton, John Lambert, and Matthew Cook.
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.