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Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

The lives of eight African Americans in colonial New Brunswick 1783-1834

Among the Loyalists who were transported to the shores of New Brunswick by the British after their defeat by revolutionary Americans were several hundred African Americans. Like their … 146 View
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Introduction

Laying the Foundation for the Black Experience in Canada

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In the Introduction, Davidson outlines the arrival of the Black Loyalists in Canada and describes the experience they would have had upon arrival. 12 $1.20 Add
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Thomas Hide

New Brunswick’s First Black Loyalist

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This chapter begins the story of Thomas Hide, one of the first black loyalists to arrive in New Brunswick, as an indentured servant. The chapter describes the political and military situation … 8 $0.80 Add
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Thomas Hide

The Quest for Land

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This chapter continues the story of Thomas Hide after his arrival in New Brunswick and follows his efforts to find a job and buy land for himself. 6 $0.60 Add
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John Patterson

Eyewitness to History

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This chapter tells the story of John Patterson, a black loyalist who inadvertently became the subject of a bestselling book when he became involved in the capture of a fugitive. 12 $1.20 Add
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Pompey Rumsey and Cairo

A Black Loyalist Love Story

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This chapter describes the relationship between Pompey Rumsey and Cairo and explores the discrimination that was faced by someone who married an enslaved person. 13 $1.30 Add
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Nancy Mosley

A Black Loyalist on Trial

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This chapter explores the case of Nancy Mosley, the defendant in New Brunswick’s first murder trial. 17 $1.70 Add
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Edward Burr

Fiddler and Gravedigger

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This chapter tells the story of Edward Burr, a black loyalist who, against all odds became prosperous and successful. 16 $1.60 Add
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Thomas Peters

A Passion for Justice

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This chapter begins the story of Thomas Peters, a black loyalist who, upon arriving in New Brunswick worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of other black loyalists in the colony. 7 $0.70 Add
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Thomas Peters

A New Promised Land

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This chapter continues the story of Thomas Peters, as he travelled to London to petition the British Government directly on the behalf of his fellow loyalists. 8 $0.80 Add
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Zimri Armstrong

A Man Betrayed

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This chapter tells the story of Zimri Armstrong and the other black loyalists who chose to leave the racism and discrimination they found in North America and attempt to find a better life in … 13 $1.30 Add
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Richard Corankapoon

A Determined Leader

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The final chapter tells the story of Richard Corankapoon, who led hundreds of others to travel to Sierra Leone from British North America. 14 $1.40 Add
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Conclusion

An Advantage to the Community

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The conclusion summarizes the long lasting effect that the arrival of the Black Loyalists had on New Brunswick, an effect that continues to be felt today. 4 $0.40 Add