Leaders of the black community in Halifax, including Richard Preston and Prince William Sport, petition for a sum of money to help complete construction of the African Baptist Church on Cornwallis Street. The House of Assembly voted £25 but the Council vetoed the grant.
Date: 25 February 1833
Reference: Nova Scotia House of Assembly — Assembly petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 series P volume 42 number 51 (microfilm 9782)
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