Merchant ships--United States; Rhode Island--Commerce--Africa; Africa--Commerce--Rhode Island
Bill of lading for the Brig Royal Charlotte, owned by Wm. Vernon, Thos. T. Taylor and Sam. Johnson, departing from Newport harbor [Rhode Island] to Africa carrying rum, tobacco, flour, sugar, coffee for trade. Three copies, signed by Captain...
Slave trade--North America; Slaves--Connecticut--New London; Slavery--Connecticut--New London
Document on one leaf in three hands. On top, a contract signed by Dudley Saltonstall promising to "carry to North American for sale" a "negroe girl named Mimba." On bottom, a reciept for the sale of the slave Mimba dated June 4, 1763. On back,...
Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Four-page commissioner's report of the property of Isaac McRoberts, including the selling of land and the selling of the slaves named Sam, Fanny, Mary, Sarah, Harriet, Martha, Horace, and Edward, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Letter from Sam Brown of Boston [Massachusetts] to William Vernon of Newport [Rhode Island]. Followed by manuscript copy of letter from Thayer Bartlett & Co. of Charleston [South Carolina] dated January 23, 1769.