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The Great Man of the Settlement: North Carolina's John Legett at Country Harbour, Nova Scotia, 1783-1812

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This article looks at the life of Bladen County resident John Legett, as a loyalist in exile in Nova Scotia between 1783 and 1812. During the Revolutionary War, Legett led one of the few loyalist brigades in the South. After the war, some loyalists were given free land grants in Nova Scotia by the British government. Legett and his followers were given County Harbour in Nova Scotia, where Legett persevered over the many hardships that occurred to him in an effort to build a new life and properly discharge his duties as magistrate.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 67 Issue 3, July 1990, p285-314 , il, por, map, f