Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Napoleon defeated : Europe freed


News of the actions of the restored Liverpool Packet is here overshadowed by reports that Napoleon, emperor of France, was toppling from power. Military victory in Europe, early in 1814, enabled Britain to throw new forces into the war against the United States.

Date: 1814

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Royal Gazette 5 January 1814 p. 3