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Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia


Letter, Cox & Gracie to George Leckie

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2 November 1799, Shelburne, 2 pages. Enclosing a petition to the king relative to a prize taken into Jamaica by the Brunswick, but previously captured by the privateer Nelson. He is to have the petition and the accompanying letter from Gov. Wentworth properly presented, and direct the proceeds to be paid to their agents in Kingston, Jamaica.

Date: 1799

Reference: Gideon White Nova Scotia Archives  MG 1 vol. 950 #640

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