In June 1773, Phillis Wheatley visited England to begin the promotion of her soon to be published book – Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. In July 1773, she met the publishers, Archibald Bell Booksellers, to see the finished manuscript of what was to become the first book by an African (American) woman in English. The address of the publishers was 8 Aldgate, now the site of the Dorsett City Hotel.
For more about Phillis Wheatley see:
Courier Corporation (2012)
University of Georgia Press (2014)