Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824
Distressing case of N.C. "I am glad to hear that our simple Endeavours to exite a more general abhorrence of Negro Slavery have been met, in so many Places, Encouragement to persevere in them." Awaits action within the Meeting for Sufferings... "until then we must patiently wait and be satisfied with the Fruits which have already appear'd without being discouraged at the little prospect there is, at present, of annihilating the African Slave Trade." Many "poor Black people" have resorted to London after the American Revolution "and many of them being in a very destitute Condition, Government has determined to settle a little colony of them on some part of the Coast of Africa... I have many fears for the poor creates, and that the same diabolic spirit which first gave birth to the Slave Trade, will be employed to frustrate the good Designs of the present Plan..." News of Friends.