Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/298
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: HIGH COURT OF ADMIRALTY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 items.
Name of creator(s): High Court of Admiralty
The High Court of Admiralty had jurisdiction over crimes at sea, discipline in the fleet, piracy, and questions of prize and spoil.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the High Court of Admiralty, comprising order to give up seized goods, 1795; and opinion and petition in a case concerning the condemnation of a ship, 1760.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
Records of the High Court of the Admiralty are located at The National Archives, reference HCA.
For more information on the High Court of Admiralty see The National Archives Legal Records Information leaflet number 26; available on their website http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk (accessed Oct 2010).
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: August to October 2010.