Paul writes from aboard the "Lancastria" ocean liner. He describes his table's server, an Englishman with a thick cockney accent. Paul finds it hard to concentrate on his world politics books with so many young people on the ship. He plans to...
Ernie writes to Mim aboard the SS Ile de France oceanliner. He says that he had a bout of seasickness but the weather is beautiful. He says there are plenty of things to do but no one to enjoy them with. Ernie says the service is up to French...
Account record for the sale of slaves aboard the Sloop Hare by Captain Caleb Godfrey on behalf of Robert Stevens and Saml. [Samuel] and Wm. [William] Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes expenses of medical costs and coffins for slaves that...
Account record of 283 slaves [probably aboard the Ship Ascension], Master Samuel Chace. Includes list of slaves given as "priveledge" to Chace and crew members Mr. Brattle, Mr. Clark, Baxter, and James Perrard [Perraud].
Account record for sales of slaves aboard the Ship Ascension at Mozambique by Samuel Chace on behalf of Messrs. Vernon Gardner & Co. [William Vernon and Caleb Gardner]. Includes purchases of blankets, medical expenses, and "landing" fees, as well...
Account record for the sale of slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare by Austin & Laurens in Charleston, South Carolina, on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Also includes the sale of barrels of rice.
Account record of expenses and profits related to the Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 63 slaves from Sierra Leone aboard the Sloop Hare, captained by Caleb Godfrey, for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island].
Merchant ships--United States; Barbados--Commerce--United States; United States--Commerce--Barbados
Account record of expenses aboard the Sloop Hare in Barbados. Includes names of vendors William Collins, Paul Bedford, Captain Housman, William Baggot, Barn & Hortwick, Francis Welch, Richard Cole, Mr. Hammond, and Charles Bolton.
Invoice of goods aboard the Brig Marigold belonging to Captain Thomas Teakle Taylor and Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island], including sugar, turpentine, tarr [tar], tobacco, coffee, molasses, flour, pork, beef, and rum.
Slave trade--Jamaica; Merchant ships--United States
Account record of credits to David Cooper [possibly in Montego Bay] for the sale of "negroes" to be taken aboard "in part of the Othelo [Othello] Cargo." Includes names of purchasers, and the percentage of credit given by Cooper.
Account record of the sale of slaves aboard the Brigatine Othello in Fredericksburg, Virginia, by John Thornton and Charles Yates for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers.
Account record of traded goods by Thomas Teakle Taylor aboard the Brig Marigold in Annamaboe Road [Anomabu, Ghana], including slaves, rum, gold, tobacco, sugar, flower [flour], coffey [coffee], molasses, and turpentine.