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In April 1783 the first evacuation fleet left for Nova Scotia. A week later the British Commander, Sir Guy Carleton, sailed up the Hudson River to Orangetown for a conference with General Washington to discuss the evacuation. As the victorious commander, Washington opened the meeting by reiterating the resolution of Congress regarding “the delivery of all Negroes and other property.”
|Vessel Names and their Commanders||Where Bound||Names||Age||Description||Names of the Person in whose Possession they now are||Remarks|
Master: James Duncan
|Port Mattoon||Hannah Wallace||22||ordinary wench||Formerly Slave to William Arronstead [Armistead], Gloucester. Left 7 years ago. Royal Artillery Department. Certificate from General Musgrave.|
Source for this event: Birchtown Muster of Free Blacks
|Name||Age||Occupation||Families they lived with||Companies they belong to||Remarks||Company They Are Now With|
|Hannah Wallace||22||Captain Robert George Bridges' Company|