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Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia


Letter, Messrs. Gostling to George Leckie

6 April 1802, London, 1 page. Professional advice relative to appeals from the decision of the court at Tortola in the case of the Industry, a prize taken in there and restored to its owners. They recommend that further appeals be precluded by moving the Lords of the Privy Council "to pronounce the Appeal of the Claimant deserted."

Date: 1802

Reference: Gideon White Nova Scotia Archives  MG 1 vol. 951 #727

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