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|Loyalists: Atlantic Canada|
|United Empire Loyalists United Empire Loyalists landing at the
site of Saint John, New Brunswick, 1783. New Brunswick was largely created by the flow of
Loyalists into the region. Print by John David Kelly (1862-1958), before 1935.
|1783 Loyalist Fleet Following the American Revolutionary War,
thousands of Loyalists came in convoys out of New York to Atlantic Canada.
|The Loyalists Are Coming A rather idealized older picture of
Loyalists landing on a rocky Nova Scotian coast, in all their aristocratic finery and courtly
|0270 Plan of Toronto
|Empire Loyalists-2 United Empire Loyalists drawing lots for
their lands, 1784, in the remaining British North American territories. Pen and ink by C.W.
|Black Woodcutter Among some 16,000 Loyalists who built the
community of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, were about 2,000 Blacks from the old Thirteen Colonies,
including this woodcutter in 1788.
|Empire Loyalists-1 United Empire Loyalists on the move near
Halifax, Nova Scotia in the late 18th century. Whole fleets of Loyalists travelled from New York
to the Maritime provinces. Watercolour by Robert Petley, c. 1835.
|Moving Loyalists Loyalists on the move near
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