Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


Passport of Phillis Thomas, a "free Black woman", 12 October 1782

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Thomas's passport gave her permission to go to "the Island of Jamaica or elsewhere at her own option."

Date: Recorded in orderly book at Halifax, 14 March 1783

Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records  Nova Scotia Archives  RG 1 vol. 170 p. 338 (microfilm no. 15282)