A particularly fascinating story of the life of one Black Loyalist's experiences in slavery, military service, and as a religious leader.
Tells the remarkable story of David George, the celebrated founder of the African Baptist Church in both Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone.
Tells the story of Marrant's ministry as a Calvinist Methodist in Nova Scotia, and the many trials he faced while preaching here.
Marrants account of his conversion to Christianity, his remarkable experiences with the Cherokee Indians, and his service in the British Navy.
This chronicle tells the story of John Clarkson's voyage to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to recruit settlers for the Sierra Leone Colony. Includes many descriptions of Black Loyalist life at the time and letters from some of the participants.
An invaluable resources for understanding the circumstances of Shelburne's settlement. In particular, it contains descriptions of the events around the founding of Birchtown and leading up to the Shelburne Riot.
From the diary of one of Shelburne's commander comes one of the only surviving descriptions of Birchtown and it's secular leader, Colonel Stephen Blucke.
A brief excerpt describing Birchtown a a 'wretched place'.
A brief description of the traveling Methodist preachers visit to Birchtown.