Rev. Nathaniel Paul Mr. Editor, — You will please announce t the public that on Saturday last, the 31st ult. The Rev. Nathaniel Paul, of Wilberforce, Upper Canada, embarked on board the fine British ship Harlequin, Mr. Wm. Garrick, Master. For Liverpool.
Mr. Paul crosses the Atlantic for the ostensible purpose of making a disclosure of all the circumstances which gave birth to the infant establishment at Wilberforce — to present a detailed and ingenuous statement of the present disfranchised condition of the colored population of the United State — to attempt a humble but strenuous effort in obtaining the kind patronage of the Crown – and to make a fervent and important appeal to the warm and expanding sympathies of the good people of England, for funds in aid of this little Colony, which an inscrutable providence has permitted to be planted in Canada, under the protection of the equitable laws of the British government………..
(Liberator, January 14, 1832, pg 1)