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Saturday, 24 November 2012
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: BLACK LOYALIST OF NOVA SCOTIA: WERE MY FAMILY CAME FROM: THE " COLE FAMILY " :
When the Rebels of America decided to rebel and fight for their freedom, the Governor of Virginia Lord Dunmore lost control of the colony to the rebel in the summer of 1775, the economic of Virginia was based on Slave Labor. Lord Dunmore issued a proclamation that any Slave or Indentured Person would be given their freedom if they took up arms with the British against the rebels. As a result 2000 Slaves and indentured person joined his force. Later other British supporters in the colonies issued similar proclamation.