David Williams was a political pamphleteer. His publication, 'Letters on Political Liberty’ defended and supported those American settlers that believed in radical political reform and reorganisation. Its content also refers to the author's ideas on the role of senators as trustees and custodians of the rights of people. Williams made a name for himself in France. His volume 'Letters on Political Liberty' was widely circulated in the country after its translation and was particularly appreciated by the leaders of the French Revolution. Williams was awarded a French citizenship due to his support.