High Court of Admiralty: Instance Court: Instance Papers, Series I

HCA 16
High Court of Admiralty: Instance Court: Instance Papers, Series I

These papers comprise one of the six series of instance papers. They continue the 'early series' of instance papers, and are themselves continued in series II to V.

The papers include a wide variety of documents, such as affidavits, allegations, answers, decrees, petitions, etc, as well as accounts, bills of lading, ships' logs, etc. The proceedings to which they relate concern such matters as commercial disputes (e.g. in connection with bottomry), collision, salvage, wages, etc.


Piece numbers 1-58 are Numbers not used.

Related Material:
For indexes, see:
HCA 56/63
IND 1/9458
Later instance correspondence and papers are in HCA 52
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
High Court of Admiralty, Instance Court, 1660-1875
Physical description:
48 bundle(s)

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