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African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

Letter From Michael Wallace concerning the number of black people interested in leaving for Sierra Leone
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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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