Rum industry--Suriname; Slave trade--Ghana; Rum industry--Ghana; Slave trade--Rhode Island--Newport
Manuscript copy of letter dated September 4, 1756, from Thomas Teakle Taylor in Annamaboe [Anomabu, Ghana] to Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] and Mr. Readwood [probably Abraham Redwood] of Newport, Rhode Island.
Account record by Thomas Rogers for expenses aboard the Brig Othello in Barbadoes [Barbados], including attorney fees paid to Valentine Jones, Edward Stringfield, George Harvey, William Clarke, John Hammon, Mr. Collyns ye [the] Attorney, John...
Detailed record of the sale of 55 slaves brought on the Brig Othello, captained by Thomas Rogers, to Antigua. Sold by merchant Alexander Willock for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes expenses for "store to sell the...
Merchant ships--United States; Merchant mariners--Salaries, etc.
Portage bill for the Sloop Tittbitt on a voyage to Affrica [Africa]. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, receipt of wages by William Heffeman from Jonas Lang. Redwood dated October 6, 1757.
Merchant ships--United States; Rhode Island--Commerce--Africa; Africa--Commerce--Rhode Island
Invoice of cargo on board the Sloop Tittbitt, captained by Thomas Rogers, on a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to Affrica [Africa]. The voyage owned one-half by William Vernon, and one-quarter each William Redwood and Jonas L. Redwood.
Newport--Commerce--Africa; Africa--Commerce--Newport; Merchant ships--United States
Bill of lading for the Sloop Wyndan, belonging to William Vernon, on a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to the Coast of Africa carrying rum, wine, coffee, sugar, tobacco, turpentine, flour, tea, and other provisions. Signed by ship Master Thomas...