Croke Admiralty Papers
Admiralty papers compiled by Croke, including drafts of a digest of Admiralty law.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 156].
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MSS. Add. C. 156-161
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12884
Biographical / Historical
Sir Alexander Croke (1758-1842), knight, was a lawyer and author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29136-41.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from William Ogden of Oxford, dealer in antiquities, in 1878.
- Croke Admiralty Papers
- Emily Tarrant
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