This humourous poem celebrated how the terrors of war had not come to Nova Scotia. But France remained far from defeated and soon both St. Dominigue (later Haiti) and Guadalupe would become home to a host of revolutionary privateers.
Reference: Nova Scotia Archives Newspapers: Royal Gazette 25 December 1796 insert
Nova Scotia Archives — https://archives.novascotia.ca/privateers/archives/
Crown copyright © 2021, Province of Nova Scotia.