From William Ellery1
Newport [Rhode Island] February 7, 1792. “Thomas Cotrell,2 and Joseph Finch3 are committed to Gaol on the Executions against them. The Brig Three Brothers4 remains on hand. The cause of Capt. Elliot5 was tried yesterday, and the Jury found a verdict for the Plts for twenty-five Cents, and Costs.…”
LC, Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island.
1. Ellery was collector of customs at Newport.
4. Ellery is referring to the brig Seven Brothers.