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Croke Admiralty Papers


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Admiralty papers compiled by Croke, including drafts of a digest of Admiralty law.


  • Creation: 1795-1835


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom