Jane Bell (b.1757) freed herself and left enslavement in Maryland in 1781. She departed New York City for Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on 31 July 1783 with Edmond Bell (possibly her husband) and an unnamed daughter.
Some themes his/her Inspection Roll entry suggest include family experience and migration.
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12020-06-19T20:52:02+00:00Kyle Roberts91c1244de3e15a3c1e939706082536342dfd2d2dInspection Roll Book No. 1 (1783)Kyle Roberts10plain2020-08-26T12:35:43+00:00Kyle Roberts91c1244de3e15a3c1e939706082536342dfd2d2d
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12020-06-19T20:46:20+00:00Inspection Roll Book 1 - Page 342plain2020-08-03T15:41:09+00:00Bell, EdmondBell, JaneBell, [unknown]Bell, RachelFall, AdamJohnson, HesterJohnson, JohnBook 1Congress of the ConfederationInspection_roll_book_1_page34JPEGNew York City, New YorkInspection Roll of Negroes Book No. 1; Miscellaneous Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774 - 1789; Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, 1765 - 1821, Record Group 360; National Archives Building, 7th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408; https://catalog.archives.gov/id/17337716Manuscript, 93 pages