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African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

"A Black Article" (introductory paragraph)

The editor of the Novascotian, Joseph Howe, provides an eyewitness account of numbers of people from Preston bringing "brooms, charcoal, tubs, and trout" by steam ferry to the Halifax market.

Date: 27 June 1832

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives  Novascotian 27 June 1832 p. 1 (microfilm no. 8069)

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