Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


Plot plan of lands at Preston

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Plan shows boundaries and occupants of lots. There were another 28 families settled on detached lots so spread out that they could not be included in the plan. The surveyor observes that the land is "rough and rocky for cultivation."

Date: 19 November 1816

Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records  Nova Scotia Archives  RG 1 vol. 419 no. 29