Printed prize appeal from the Vice-Admiralty Court of Nova Scotia.
Captured ship: Mary (master John F Brooks).
History: bound from Mantanzas, Cuba, to Charleston, laden with molasses, sugar and coffee; taken about 2 July 1808 by HMS Banterer (Alexander Sheppard commanding), and brought into Halifax.
Appellant: The master for the ship and cargo on behalf of Thomas Vincent merchant of Charleston, and for the private adventures of himslef and the mate as American property.
Respondent: The captor and HMPG.
Bound printed appeal with manuscript decree of 2 May 1811 (folios 282-295).
Decision: ship and cargo to be restored, subject to further proof within 9 months.
Folios 282-284: case on behalf of the appellant; Folio 284: decree; Folios 285-287: case on behalf of the respondent; Folios 288-295: joint appendix