Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia


Notice of decisions of Court of Vice Admiralty

Halifax's Court of Vice Admiralty did not automatically sanction all captures brought before it. Often American owners got their ship back if they could muster solid proof of title.

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Royal Gazette 24 November 1795 p. 3

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