Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Cunard firm trades goods


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