High Court of Admiralty: Royal Warrants
|Title:||High Court of Admiralty: Royal Warrants|
This series consists of warrants issued under the royal sign manual to authorise grants out of the prize droits (or rights or perquisites) of the Crown arising from: captures of enemy ships and property as a result of the operations of the Royal Navy; or by reason of their pressure forcing vessels to sail into port; or droits of Admiralty, arising from other seizures in port or by non-commissioned captors during time of war.
The warrants are arranged and catalogued in date order.
Records of prizes taken in the Crimean War are in HCA 33
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
High Court of Admiralty, 1340-1875
|Physical description:||28 bundle(s)|