Account record for the Ship Ascension, owned by Messrs. Vernon Gardner & Co. [William Vernon and Caleb Gardner]. Names vendors located in Mozambique, Ile de France [Mauritius], Montevideo, and the Cape of Good Hope.
Account record of 283 slaves [probably aboard the Ship Ascension], Master Samuel Chace. Includes list of slaves given as "priveledge" to Chace and crew members Mr. Brattle, Mr. Clark, Baxter, and James Perrard [Perraud].
Account record for the sale of slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare by Austin & Laurens in Charleston, South Carolina, on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Also includes the sale of barrels of rice.
Account record of expenses and profits related to the Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 63 slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare, captained by Caleb Godfrey, for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island].
Account record of traded goods by Thomas Teakle Taylor aboard the Brig Marigold in Annamaboe Road [Anomabu, Ghana], including slaves, rum, gold, tobacco, sugar, flower [flour], coffey [coffee], molasses, and turpentine.
Merchant ships--United States; Actions and defenses--Barbados
Receipt for wages paid to George Larm by Captain John Duncan of the Brig Othello, includes deduction from wages for 3 1/2 gallons rum "stole out of a cask that was tapt in the head with a gimblet by you or some your ship mates you must pay for...
Merchant ships--United States; Legal services--Barbados; Actions and defenses--Barbados
Receipt for advocate and proctors fees for Captain John Duncan of the Brig Othello from Boyle Vandeleure in Barbados in response to two petitions filed against Duncan by five mariners and seamen aboard the Brig.
Virginia--Commerce; Rhode Island--Commerce; Merchant ships--United States
Invoice for 200 barrels of flour shipped by the Brig Othello by Captain John Duncan for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] from John Stanton and Charles Yates of Fredericksburg, Virginia.