Prize Papers Online

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Brill Prize Papers, Brill Online Primary Sources, Prize Papers Online 1

Part 1 of the Prize Papers Online collection contains approximately 7,000 interrogations of members of the crews of ships seized by British privateers during the American Revolutionary War and Fourth Anglo-Dutch War (ca. 1775-1784). The hand-written interrogations are included in their entirety with accompanying searchable details, including date of seizing, description of cargo, authorized origin and destination, name of privateer vessel, interrogated person, and place of interrogation. 

The Prize Papers are part of the papers of the High Court of the Admiralty (HCA), within the National Archives of the United Kingdom.

The Library has trial access to the Prize Papers Online, through September 30, 2014. Please send questions and feedback to Alexa Pearce,

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