Hall was listed as a farmer in Preston when he was enumerated for the Dominion Census of 1871. The Chesapeake was an American frigate captured by HMS Shannon and brought triumphantly into Halifax as a war prize in 1813, during the War of 1812.
Photographer: Geo. H. Craig
Reference: J.J. Stewart Nova Scotia Archives Photo Drawer - People - Hall, Gabriel / negative: N-0728
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