This statistical census reveals that 104 free black people lived in greater Nova Scotia (including Cape Breton Island, southeastern New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island). Over half 54 lived in and around the town of Halifax.
Date: 16 December 1767
Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 443 no. 1 (microfilm no. 15479)
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