The Shelburne Black Loyalists: a short Biography of all Blacks Emigrating to Shelburne County, Nova Scotia after the American Revolution 1783 (Curatorial Report #94)

Ruth Holmes Whitehead


This report is a compilation of short biographical entries for all Blacks coming to Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, settling in Port Roseway (renamed Shelburne Town) or in Birchtown, west of Shelburne. Each is based on information from the "Book of Negroes," with additional information where available.

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Black Loyalists; Shelburne County; Biography;

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