Nova Scotia Archives

Les Afro-Néo-Écossais

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Annonce pour la location d'une femme esclave

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This ad for the lease of a young female slave gives a somewhat revealing description of her personality. Some slave ads are vague, while others cover only physical characteristics. This one mentions that the slave was "fond" of children, well tempered, and able to serve in either the country or city.

date: 24 June 1800

numéro de référence: Nova Scotia Archives Royal Gazette 24 June 1800 p. 3 (microfilm no. 8168)