Slavery 1628-1834

Type of resource
Authors/collaborators
Title
Slavery 1628-1834
Abstract
A brief history of the slavery of Black people in Quebec. Slavery was officially abolished by an Imperial Act in 1834. It is estimated that over a 125-year period, a total of 5,400 people had been enslaved in the province, one thousand of whom were of African descent.
Book Title
Boundaries of Identity: A Quebec Reader
Place
Toronto
Publisher
Lester Publishing Limited
Date
1992
Pages
123-131
Language
en
Citation
Williams, Dorothy W. “Slavery 1628-1834.” In Boundaries of Identity: A Quebec Reader, edited by William Dodge, 123–131. Toronto: Lester Publishing Limited, 1992.
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