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Collection Level Description: Croke Admiralty Papers

Reference: MSS. Add. C. 156-61
Title: Croke Admiralty Papers
Dates of Creation: 1795-1835
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Alexander Croke (1758-1842), knight, was a lawyer and author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Admiralty papers compiled by Croke, including drafts of a digest of Admiralty law.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from William Ogden of Oxford, dealer in antiquities, in 1878.

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Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29136-41.

Access Points

Croke | Sir | Alexander | 1758-1842 | knight, lawyer, and author

Great Britain | Admiralty

Great Britain and Ireland | Admiralty

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