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Rapport de Wentworth sur les Marrons

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In this report Wentworth evinces some optimism for the Maroons as they had survived the long winter. Yet, Wentworth believed that the Maroons were naturally inclined to expect "an exemption from labour." This attitude toward the Maroons was prevalent among white government officials.

date: 21 April 1797

numéro de référence: Commissioner of Public Records  Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 52 no. 41 pp. 53-60 (microfilm no. 15238)