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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Fold3, War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY (/title/496/war-of-1812-prize-cases-southern-dist-court-ny : accessed October 18, 2019), database and images,

Publication Title
War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY
Total Records
Records: 12,101 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M928
Record Group:
21
Published on Fold3
July 17, 2007
Last Updated
July 17, 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.