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Meeting for Sufferings Committee on the Slave Trade (1783-1792):

Jacob Agar; David Barclay (1729-1809); Adey Bellamy (1739 - 1810); James Beesley; Richard Chester (1756 - 1810); Thomas Corbyn (1710 - 1791); William Dillwyn (1743-1824); Claude Gay (1707 - 1786); Jacob Hagen (1715-1795); George Harrison (1747-1827); Robert Howard (1738 - 1812); Thomas Knowles (1734-1786); John Coakley Lettsom (1744-1815); John Lloyd (1750-1811); Daniel Mildred (1731 - 1788); James Phillips (1745-1799); Foster Reynolds (1736 - 1797); Joseph Row (1722-1792); Henry Shenry; John Townsend (1725 - 1801); John Wallis (1747 - 1816); Jeremiah Waring (1715/6 - 1791); John Wright

The informal group of six Quakers who met during 1783 were:

William Dillwyn (1743-1824); George Harrison (1747-1827); Samuel Hoare Jr. (1751 - 1825); Thomas Knowles (1734-1786); John Lloyd (1750-1811); Joseph Woods (1738 - 1812)

The Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade comprised:

Nine Quakers:
John Barton (1755 - 1789); William Dillwyn (1743-1824); George Harrison (1747-1827); Samuel Hoare Jr. (1751-1825); Joseph Hooper (1732 - 1789); John Lloyd (1750-1811); Joseph Woods (1738-1812); James Phillips (1745-1799) & his cousin Richard Phillips (1756 - 1836)

Non-Quakers:
Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846)
Granville Sharp (1735-1813) as chairperson
Philip Sansom 

William Wilberforce (1759-1833) was the Society's Parliamentary spokesperson

 

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