Catalogue description Sir John Nicholl: Papers

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Details of PRO 30/42
Reference: PRO 30/42
Title: Sir John Nicholl: Papers

These papers consist mainly of his rough drafts and notes for reports and opinions of Sir John Nicholl as King's Advocate General on the maritime and international matters referred to him by the Privy Council and the Secretaries of State for Home and Foreign Affairs, together with copies and drafts and council minutes, orders and instructions, licences, petitions and letters, etc., relating to such matters.

Date: 1787-1832
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English

Sir John Nicholl, Knight, 1759-1838

Physical description: 39 bundle(s)
Immediate source of acquisition:

British Records Association in July 1941.

Custodial history: This collection was deposited by Charles Franks, grandson of Sir John Nicoll, with Messrs. Farrer & Co., solicitors.
Administrative / biographical background:

Sir John Nicoll was King's Advocate General from 1798 to 1809.

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