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    Hodges
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A Black Loyalist was a person of African descent who joined the British military forces during the American Revolutionary War. Many of these Loyalists had been slaves who escaped from rebel masters to join the British in exchange for the Crown's.

A Black Loyalist was a person of African descent who joined the British military forces during the American Revolutionary War. Many of these Loyalists had been slaves who escaped from rebel masters to join the British in exchange for the Crown's promises of freedom. Some 3,000 Black Loyalists were evacuated from New York to Nova Scotia; they were individually listed in the Book of Negroes as the British gave them certificates of freedom and arranged for transport

ISBN-13: 978-0815321729. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.

A record of the Black Loyalists, escaped slaves and free Blacks who joined the British army during the American Revolution

A record of the Black Loyalists, escaped slaves and free Blacks who joined the British army during the American Revolution.

The Book of Negroes is a document created by Brigadier General Samuel Birch that records names and descriptions of 3,000 Black Loyalists, enslaved Africans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution and were evacuated to points . .

The Book of Negroes is a document created by Brigadier General Samuel Birch that records names and descriptions of 3,000 Black Loyalists, enslaved Africans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution and were evacuated to points in Nova Scotia as free people of colour. The first African person in Nova Scotia arrived with the founding of Port Royal in 1605. African people were then brought as slaves to Nova Scotia during the founding of Louisbourg and Halifax.

Bibliographic Details. Publisher: Garland Publishing, Incorporated Publication Date: 1996 Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Published by Scholarly Title (1995). ISBN 10: 0815321724 ISBN 13: 9780815321729.

The Book of Negroes, Black Loyalists. The Black Loyalist Myth in Atlantic Canada by Barry Cahill Descendants. Not all were so lucky. The Black Loyalist Myth in Atlantic Canada by Barry Cahill. Jefferson, Thomas (1900). The Jeffersonian Cyclopedia. p. 621 ( Descendants.

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A record of the Black Loyalists, escaped slaves and free Blacks who joined the British army during the American Revolution. Documents from after the war, previously available in only a few archives, list 3,000 Black Americans who left New York for Nova Scotia, noting their origins, age, gender, and former owners. An introduction examines the Black Loyalist's experiences in Nova Scotia and England and discusses the return of some 1,000 people to Africa, where they established the nation of Sierra Leone. Of interest to scholars in history. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.