Letter from W[illia]m Fish, Kingston, Jamaica, to Mr Joseph Butterworth, Fleet Street [London]

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Illness restricted letter writing. Glad to hear Dr Coke arrived back home. Governor's silence on disallowed law ['An Act to prevent preaching by persons not duly qualified by Law'] continues but Assembly will meet on 23rd so see what their reaction is. Recites anecdote around 1793 consolidates Slave law illustrating the difference between the intent of laws and how they are interpreted and implemented. Health improving due to better weather and more rest. Begun to preach a little again. Recounts recent events in Hayti [Haiti].

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