Committee For The Relief of The Black Poor

The Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor was a charitable organization founded in London in 1786 to provide sustenance for distressed people of African and Asian origin. It became a crucial organization in the subsequent proposal to form a colony in Sierra Leone.

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Committee For The Relief Of The Black Poor - Migration To Sierra Leone
... The committee also was instrumental in the transfer of Black Poor to Sierra Leone ... Historians differ as to whether a desire to remove black people from London was a principal goal of the committee or whether it was more focused on strictly altruistic goals ... However, the chair of the committee did write to the Standing Committee of West India Planters and Merchants requesting their advice and assistance in procuring an act of ...

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