By William Noy Wilkins Mrs, Anon, Gordon Wilkins Kerr, Lise Winer, Bridget Brereton, Rhonda Cobham, Mary Rimmer, Karen Sanchez-Eppler
A dramatic nineteenth-century story, initially released within the newspapers of the day, Adolphus lines the adventures of a mulatto son of a black slave lady raped through a white guy.
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P. 23) Wilkins’s portrait of her hero Belfond has many counterparts in antislavery fiction, including George Harris, the fugitive mulatto of Uncle Tom’s Cabin who “made his declaration of independence” and fought off slave traders with “sublime heroism . . boldness and determination” (pp. 298–99). But clearly one important source for Belfond is not a fictional character, but Frederick Douglass himself. Belfond not only shares Douglass’s heroic stature, mixed-race heritage and impressive eloquence, but many of the details of Wilkins’s description closely echo Douglass’s Narrative and the autobiographical accounts of slavery that characterized his lectures in Britain between 1845 and 1847.
The records for Wilkins are found in File 1476 (Reel No. 56). 9. She may have been related to Maria Nugent, the wife of General George Nugent, governor of Jamaica 1801–5. Her famous journal of her years in Jamaica is a rich source on the social history of that island, and reveals her as a sharp, perceptive observer, sympathetic to the free coloureds and not without concern for the plight of the slaves. 10 Marcella Fanny Nugent married a painter, William Noy Wilkins,11 though it is difficult to say whether she met him in Trinidad (or elsewhere in the West Indies) and left for England with him or met him in England.
I need only refer to the circumstance of Douglas [sic] being horsewhipped for walking between two white ladies to prove this. (p. qxd 6/17/2003 1:15 PM Page xxxvii Introduction Significantly, in a novel where poison proves the most potent means of slave resistance, poison also provides a metaphor for racial prejudice (see discussion above). The mention of Frederick Douglass’s provocative promenades through New York suggests another set of connections between Wilkins’s novel and US abolitionists.