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Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia


"Schooner Eliza, of New York, prize to the Shelburne, NS privateer Nelson"

4 July 1801, Shelburne, 14 pages. Original, answers to questions in the Vice-Admiralty Court at Shelburne upon oath of Thomas Bird, master of the schooner Eliza, relative to her capture by the privateer Nelson on 22 July 1800.

Date: 1801

Reference: Gideon White Nova Scotia Archives  MG 1 vol. 951 #699

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