Articles of Agreement for the Highflyer

Subject: 
Manuscripts; War of 1812, 1812-1815
Articles of Agreement for the Highflyer
Item ID: 
MS1846
Description: 
Item is a large folio of the Articles of Agreement between the captain of the Highflyer, a Baltimore privateer, and the crew. It gives specific terms of an 1812-1813 cruise of the Highflyer, including 109 seamen's names, stations, shares, and security. Also included are conduct regulations. The Highflyer was captured in February 1813 after taking eight British Vessels.
Date of Original: 
1812-1813
Collection: 
War of 1812 Collection, 1794-1916; Special Collections Department
Type/Size: 
Text
Restrictions: 
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
Rights: 
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
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