Courtesy of Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F1027, 1785.
Formerly Enslaved People and Refugees Experienced Great Cruelties (Back).
Governor Carleton denied their request. The response: “They may look out for vacant lands.”
Robert Lawson & others
Petition of the Black of Maugerville
His Excellency Governor Carleton
a/c land & provisions
They may look out for vacant lands.