Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Atwood, Thomas

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ATWOOD, THOMAS (d. 1793), chief judge of the island of Dominica, and afterwards of the Bahamas, died in the King's Bench prison, at an advanced age, broken down with misfortunes, on 27 May 1793. He is the reputed author of the 'History of the Island of Dominica,' published in 1791, and of a pamphlet published in 1790 entitled 'Observations on the True Method of Treatment and Usage of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands.'

[Gent. Mag. lxiii. 576, 669.]

T. F. H.