Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Napoleon survives Russia, threats continue


Despite his defeat in Russia at the end of 1812, Napoleon remained a potent foe, prompting this pessimistic assessment of the war. But by October, France’s armies had been smashed. Meanwhile, Britain’s war with America steadily escalated.

Date: 1813

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 31 July 1813 p. 3