Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


Preston schoolmaster's petition for a salary

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James Bell, would-be schoolmaster at Preston, petitions on behalf of the inhabitants for money to pay his salary. The petition was supported by 30 householders.

Date: 11 November 1820

Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records  Nova Scotia Archives  RG 1 vol. 422 no. 22 (microfilm no. 15463)