Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

Memorial of Levin Winder

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Levin Winder, among the first refugees who settled in Preston, asks the government for 150 acres of land. Winder's petition declares a common sentiment among the refugees: the land was poor and their farms too small.

Date: 13 March 1821

Reference no.: Commissioner of Crown Lands  Nova Scotia Archives  RG 20 series A vol. 85 (1821) (microfilm no. 15733)