War of 1812 Prize Cases, Southern Dist Court, NY
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. …More
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Prize and Related Records for the War of 1812 of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1812-16. Original data from: The National Archives
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