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Runaway Slave Ad,
Nova Scotia

Slavery was not abolished in Nova Scotia or in the rest of the British Empire until 1834. Some Blacks who came to Nova Scotia as slaves in 1783 managed to run away and join the larger population of free Black Loyalists.

Related: Slavery in the Black Loyalist's story

Runaway Slave Ad

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