Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

Runaway slave advertisement for 'James', property of Abel Michener of Falmouth

This ad shows that slaveholding was an integral part of the fabric of everyday life in 18th century Nova Scotia.

Date: 22 May 1781

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives  Nova Scotia Gazette 22 May 1781 page 3 (microfilm 8159)

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