Having learnt from my friends at Chippenham that you are solicitous for the abolition of negro Slavery <1> I beg to inform you that the Wilts AntiSlavery under the patronage of our venerable Bishop holds its Annual Meeting on Friday next at 12 o’clock precisely at the Bear Inn Devizes.
The friends to the cause will be
much gratified by your countenance & support should you feel able to attend it.
I have the honor to be Sir Yr very obt Servt
Geo. W. Anstie.
Septr 12. 1832.
Honble F. Talbot
1. Slavery was finally abolished in Britain in 1833.