Lloyd’s List Tuesday, January 11th 1814

The Lapwing Packet, Captain Furze, which sailed form Falmouth 22 nd October [1813] with Mails for the Islands and Jamaica, was taken off the Barbadoes 22 nd November [1813] by the Fox American privateer, of 7 guns and upwards of 100 men, and carried by boarding, after an action of an hour and a half. The Packet had 15 men killed and wounded, and the privateer 1 killed and 15 wounded.

The action, and subsequent fate of the prisoners, is given in the account PDF by one of the passengers of the packet, Henry Senior, an Army officer.