Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


Runaway slave advertisement

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Andrew Reynolds placed an ad in the local newspaper demanding the return of his slave, 'Dick'. The ad includes a physical description of Dick and mentions that he speaks good English.

Date: 7 September 1790

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Royal Gazette 7 September 1790 p. 1 (microfilm no. 8164)