Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

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Halifax’s Court of Vice Admiralty was presided over by the irascible Sir Alexander Croke. A man of wealth and power, Sir Alexander had his portrait painted by the artist Robert Field, who added to his income by running a shop.

Date: 1814

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 18 June 1814 p. 3