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Accounts against Government for supplies for Black Refugees during the year 1816, with the following suppliers: John H. Noonan, Lewis DeMolitor, Robert Hodgers, John Skerry, Thomas N. Jeffery, Robert Leslie, Edward Randall, William Conroy, James Scott, Theophilus Chamberlain, Richard Munday, Wallace and Russell, Winkworth Allan, George Eaton, Samuel Head, Alexander Wallace, David Howe, Hartshorne, Boggs and Company, J & D Starr and Thomas Johnson
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(14) Halifax Nova Scotia
Government, By order his excellency Sir John Coape Sherbrooke G.C.B. [illegible]
To John Kerry D..
1816
13 June To Conveying by water 250 Bushels Potatoes from Halifax to Sackville, for the use of the Refugee Negroes settled at Hamonds Plains -
Currency
300
£ 300
Received Payment of Dawson Esq, Deputy of Thomas N, Jeffery Esquire Collector of H M Customs at this Port,
[illegible]
John Skerry
J.H. Noonan


Reference: Commissioner of Public Records — Black Refugees series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 volume 421 number 14

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