"A list of people of colour settled at Preston"
This return of an inspection conducted on 24-25 August 1818 shows names of settlers and location of the lots they occupy; includes a few entries for black settlers at Porters Lake. It also contains information about housing, cultivation of land and individual personality traits.
Date: 26 August 1818
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 419 no. 90-91 (microfilm no. 15460)