Mifflin, Warner, 1745-1798
Returning from the Yearly Meeting in North Carolina. State of the Meeting, Friends are likely to "sustain great loss by rushing into government maters, divers being elected Members of the Assembly." Yearly Meeting agreed to submit a petition to the Assembly "representing the situation of the Oppressed Affricans, that is that of North Carolina which is the only state in the union which has Laws to prevent the Liberation I believe. here about 60 Negroes set free by friends has been taken and sold into slavery by an Act of Assembly yet in force..."