The government had not expected that so many free black people would be interested in removing to Sierra Leone. This letter underlines the government's lack of preparedness for the number interested in leaving the province.
Date: 17 December 1791
Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 419 no. 10 (microfilm no. 15460)
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