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African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

Petition of Richard Preston for money to pay for a teacher
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The members of the African Baptist Church, Halifax, petition the government for extra funds for a school teacher. The petitioners state that after completing the church, they do not have enough money left over to pay for a teacher.

Date: 15 February 1834

Reference: Nova Scotia House of Assembly — Assembly petitions series  Nova Scotia Archives  RG 5 series P volume 72 number 44 (microfilm 9957)

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