Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

"Return of Negroes and their families mustered in Annapolis County between the 28th day of May and the 30th day of June 1784"
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This census return names the head of household, and gives the number of men and women and children aged above and below ten in each household. Includes "remarks" on the origin and destination of the immigrants. Annapolis at that time included Digby.

Date: 5 September 1784

Reference: Commissioner of Public Records  Nova Scotia Archives  RG 1 vol. 376 pp. 73-7 (microfilm no. 15437)

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