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High Court of Appeals for Prizes: Case Books

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High Court of Appeals for Prizes: Case Books

This series consists of case books of the High Court of Appeals for Prizes.

These case books contain printed copies of cases tried in the High Court of Admiralty and Vice-Admiralty courts, which subsequently went to appeal. They usually outline the cases of appellants and respondents, as set out in depositions, examinations, etc, of claimants and captors, and the reasons for the decisions of the inferior courts. The outcome of the appeal is generally noted in manuscript on the case paper concerned.



Related Material:
Photostatic copies of some volumes relating to Prize Appeals for c1745 to 1752 in the New York Public Library are in PRO 31/17/36
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
High Court of Appeals for Prizes, 1533-1833
Physical description:
71 volume(s)

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