War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY record example

    War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY

    Records: 12,101 · Complete: 100%

    These records contain noteworthy documents relating to the seized ships, their owners and cargos. Of particular interest are answers to interrogatories asked of sailors, witnesses, and others associated with the prize vessel. These documents are especially appealing to anyone interested in maritime law or the War of 1812 era. Records are arranged by year, then by case file name. To locate a particular prize vessel, use the search feature.

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    Example Records

    Amelia et al. v. Neptune, 1814
    Amelia et al. v. Neptune, 1814
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    Papers Relating to the Capture of the Ship Susannah, 1815
    Papers Relating to the Capture of the Ship Susannah, 1815

    Source Information

    "Prize and Related Records for the War of 1812 of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1812-16" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/496/war-of-1812-prize-cases-southern-dist-court-ny: accessed June 28, 2022)

    Publication Title
    War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY
    Total Records
    12,101 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M928
    Record Group
    21
    Published on Fold3
    17 Jul 2007
    Last Updated
    18 Jul 2007
    Description
    NARA M928. Case files and prize records relating to maritime property seized at the country's leading port and commercial center, 1812-16.