Insurance claim for the loss of slaves aboard the Brig Othello during a trading voyage to Leeward [Islands, West Indies], due to the "carelessness" and "neglect" of crew members Nathaniel Shearman, Ezekiel Mitchell, and John Bent. Claim submitted...
Slave trade--South Carolina--Charleston; Slave trade--Rhode Island--Newport; Merchant ships--United States
Letter from Gardner & Dean of Newport [Rhode Island] to Mess. Phillips & Gardner [of Charleston, South Carolina] giving instruction for the sale of cargo aboard the Ship Mary, and then the sale of the ship itself.
Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean [of Newport, Rhode Island] regarding Charleston slave trade and cargo aboard the Brig [Sloop] Louisa. Includes inquiry about business with Mr. D'Wolf [possibly...
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.
Reciept for cargo aboard the Brig Sally, including hogsheads and "gallons of rum the produce of America." Signed by William D. Wolf, master, and two witnesses, Thomas Biddall and W. Tower at the "Cape Coast Castle on the Coast of Africa."
Merchant ships--United States; Merchant mariners--Salaries, etc.
Request for advanced wages for Samuel Scranton to be paid to Sarah Jones by Samuel and William Vernon in Newport, Rhode Island. In turn, Scranton promises to contine work aboard the Othello until the debt is settled.
Request for payment from Mr. Vernon [either Samuel or William Vernon] for three day's work provided by the "negro onboard Brigg Charlotte" belonging to Captain Pollopus Hammond. Signed by William Taylor.