Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

Letter from Sir John Wentworth to the Duke of Portland

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The lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia reports at length to the secretary of state "respecting the Maroons of Jamaica, now settled and settling in this Province, at the expense and request of that Island...".

Date: 23 June 1798

Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records  Nova Scotia Archives  RG 1 vol. 52 no. 57 (pp. 186-9) (microfilm no. 15238)