Petition from Richard Preston and others concerning the African Baptist Church
Leaders of the black community in Halifax, including Richard Preston and Prince William Sport, petition for a sum of money to help complete construction of the African Baptist Church on Cornwallis Street. The House of Assembly voted £25 but the Council vetoed the grant.
Date: 25 February 1833
Reference no.: Nova Scotia House of Assembly — Assembly petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 series P vol. 42 no. 51 (microfilm no. 9782)