"Fortune — A Free Negro"
This excerpt from the muster roll of discharged officers, disbanded soldiers and Loyalists taken in Annapolis County 18-24 June 1784 almost certainly refers to the family of Rose Fortune (ca 1774-1864).
The original muster roll is in the Ward Chipman papers at the Library and Archives Canada. (Microfilm copy available at NSARM, mfm. no. 10163, pp. 28-53.)
Date: 30 July 1784
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 376 pp. 52-3 (microfilm no. 15437)