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

Papers Relating to the Capture of the Ship Susannah, 1815
Papers Relating to the Capture of the Ship Susannah, 1815
Amelia et al. v. Neptune, 1814
Amelia et al. v. Neptune, 1814
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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//title/496/war-of-1812-prize-cases-southern-dist-court-ny: accessed January 24, 2021)

Publication Title
War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY
Total Records
12,101 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.