The front of this card depicts a country scene with large rocks, a pathway and handrail along the river, and mountains in the background. A two-masted schooner is sailing in the river. Blank space at bottom of card.
Fugitive slaves--Martinique; Fugitive slaves--Rhode Island
One-page petition submitted by Remy Thiboult regarding the discovery of a runaway slave belonging to Samuel Johnson of Rhode Island, on the Schooner Corsaire docked in the harbor of St. Pierre, Martinique.
Receipt for wages paid to the crew of the Brig R. Charllee [Royal Charlotte] by Captain T. Taylor, including cash paid to Captain Richard Humpherys [Humphreys] of the Schooner Sally for transportation of slaves to Virginia.
Account record of the sale of 52 slaves from the Schooner Little Sally, sold by Richard Adams for Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Includes names of purchasers and counties of residence.
Account record by Richard Adams of expenses related to trade on serveral ships belonging to Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes mention of the Brig Royal Charlotte and the Schooner Little Sally.
Expense record of Gardner & Dean relating to the shipping of commodities and slave trade between August, 1805, and January, 1806. Includes mention of the Sloop Louisa, Brig Brandywine, and Schooner Flora.
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.