Nova Scotia Archives

Les Afro-Néo-Écossais

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


Nomination de Silas Hardy de Granville au poste de capitaine d'une unité de milice noire

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The Nova Scotia government continually hoped to create black militia companies. However, this was generally opposed by local whites who disapproved of black people serving with the militia, even when the commissioned officers of the black companies were white.

date: 17 November 1808

numéro de référence: Nova Scotia Archives MG 100 vol. 161 no. 36a (microfilm no. 15201)