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 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.
Merchant ships--United States; Slave trade--Virginia; Slave trade--Rhode Island
Account record for the sale of 15 slaves from the cargo of the Royall [Royal] Charlotte, sold by Richard Adams [of Virginia] on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers, price paid, and gender and...
One-page letter from James W. McCrary in Greensboro, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia], informing him that "no negroes [are] selling here at any price" citing the election of Abraham Lincoln as the reason.
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in McKinley, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and writing that "it is the darkest looking prospect to do anything that I ever saw."
Slave trade--Alabama--Selma; Slave trade--Virginia--Richmond; Secession--South Carolina; Secession--Southern States
Two-page letter from J. E. Prestridge in Selma, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], disucssing the poor slave trade market and his hopes that South Carolina will secede from the United States.
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in Spring Hill, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and his intentions to move to McKinley, Alabama, to try to sell slaves.