Manager of the factory where George Harris used to work, Mr. Wilson spots Harris in disguise and warns him that, by fleeing, Harris is breaking the law and Christian teaching. Harris manages to convince Wilson that slavery itself is wrong, and that George must break these laws in order to protect his family and win his liberty.
Mr. Wilson Quotes in Uncle Tom's Cabin
The Uncle Tom's Cabin quotes below are all either spoken by Mr. Wilson or refer to Mr. Wilson. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Bantam Books edition of Uncle Tom's Cabin published in 1981.).
Mr. Wilson Character Timeline in Uncle Tom's Cabin
The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Wilson appears in Uncle Tom's Cabin. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 11: In Which Property Gets into an Improper State of Mind