Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


Bill of sale for slave named 'Dinah'

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Reverend Breynton of St Paul's Anglican Church, Halifax, sold his slave, 'Dinah', to Peter Shey. Dinah was in her mid-twenties.

Date: 19 November 1776

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  MG 100 vol. 113 no. 51 (microfilm no. 15169)