Found 2 collections related to Maritime law -- Great Britain

New York (Colony). Court of Vice Admiralty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2230
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
The colonial Courts of Vice Admiralty were branches of the High Court of Admiralty in London, upholding British maritime law by power of royal prerogative. Vice-Admiralty courts, acting without juries, dealt with such cases as claims for salvage... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The collection comprises Smith's autograph letter signed to Sir William Johnson concerning land holdings of... more
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