Letter from John Williams, Morant Bay, Jamaica, to Revd Doct[o]r [Thomas] Coke, Dublin

Formed society in July 1802 but had problems with authorities regarding meeting and preaching. Impact of 1803 act and interpretation of person 'qualified by Law' to preach. Hold meetings where they sing hymns but do not preach but deemed in breach of 1803 act and he is imprisoned for one month. Rela...

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Order number: MMS/Special Series/Various Papers/FBN 45
Date(s) of creation: 13 May 1803
Level: Item
Format: Archive