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Admiralty

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Date: 1598-2000
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central) > Admiralty
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C65366 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O48319 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1598-1790: various papers
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 17777 Lowther
2
1811-1821: three volumes of intelligence summaries by John Wilson Croker, Secretary of the Admiralty
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
3
1729: Memorial and petition of the Lords of the Admiralty concerning the granting of passes to ships
Massachusetts Historical Society
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
4
1701, 1711-23: Instructions for victualling his Majesty's army
Folger Shakespeare Library
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
5
1675-1702: volume of papers relating to Newfoundland, in perticular, the attempt by the French to take St Johns in 1697
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
6
17th cent-19th cent: papers
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 5472 Montagu
7
1635, 1700: on the office of Admiral and the jurisdiction of the Admiralty entitled 'Mare Clausam', [1700], and an abridgement in English of fifteen chapters of Mare Clausam (1635) by John Selden, 1635
London University: Senate House Library
8
c1665-89: precedent books
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 31290
9
1694: accounts
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
10
c1661-93: list of ships and misc papers
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for
NRA 9845 Finch
11
1661-1809: account book (1661-1692), logbook (1721-1725) and other papers and corresp
Rice University: Woodson Research Center
See NUC 93-1085
12
1761-1762: minutes of business transacted by R S Heaton, a clerk in Mr Secretary Pitt's Office
Denbighshire Archives
NRA 19730
13
1780-1843: misc records
Glamorgan Archives
NRA 9673
14
1806: applications from warrant oficers for preferment
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
15
1806-07: papers of Thomas Grenville as 1st Lord of the Admiralty
Huntington Library
NRA 10029 Hastings
16
1939-45: movement books
National Museum of the Royal Navy
See Guide to the MS Collections of the Royal Naval Museum (1997)
17
1673-1689: Secretary of the Admiralty's corresp (14 vols)
Cambridge University: Pepys Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
18
1679-1683: Board of Admiralty minutes
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36316
19
1795-2000: survey data, charts, atlases, coastal views, reports, corresp etc
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office Archive
See Foster & Sheppard, British Archives (4th edition, 2002)

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