High Court of Admiralty: Instance and Prize Courts: Warrants, Monitions and Decrees Files
|Title:||High Court of Admiralty: Instance and Prize Courts: Warrants, Monitions and Decrees Files|
These files contain warrants (usually for the arrest of ships or their cargoes), monitions (summonses), decrees, compulsories (legal mandates enforcing summonses), and other documents. The documents are the original ones which were issued by the court and returned bearing endorsements of due execution, sometimes accompanied by supporting affidavits.
20th century warrants for the arrest of ships are in:
and HCA 63
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||50 file(s)|
|Unpublished finding aids:||
Notes on this series are available in printed form at the Public Record Office, Kew.