Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia


Notice of distribution of prize money to Captain, Officers and Crew of the armed brig Sir John Sherbrooke

Agents for the Nova Scotian privateers regularly announced the distribution of shares (prize money) to the captains and crews of vessels which had been successful in the hunt for enemy merchant vessels.

Date: 1814

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 1 January 1814 p. 4

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