Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Cunard firm trades goods

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Money could be made many ways in wartime Halifax. In the case of Abraham Cunard and his son (the future Sir Samuel), profit came from a shrewd blend of regular trade and speculation in prize goods.

Date: 1813

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Weekly Chronicle 10 December 1813 p. 1