Nova Scotia Archives

Les Afro-Néo-Écossais

à l'époque de l'esclavage et de l'abolition


Acte de vente d'un enfant esclave

 suivante

Jonathan Fowler of Digby, merchant, sells to John Croscup of Granville, farmer, "a female Negro child named [Catherine] about two years old." Fowler, one of Digby's earliest merchants, was a Loyalist from Westchester County, New York. Croscup, also a Loyalist, was probably Fowler's son-in-law.

date: 14 July 1796

numéro de référence: Chesley family fonds  Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 177 no. 75