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Reference: AC8
Title: The Admiralty Court Decrees in Absence
Dates: 1702-1830
Access status: Open
Description: These records have been catalogued for each individual process which consist of the parties involved and the date. These items were compiled from the old paper indexes held in West Register House search room.
The processes, which are quite small because they were never contested in court, contain the administrative documents of the court. They will almost always include the Precept, Executions, and Minutes of Court (which provide a brief note of proceedings). All decress are also recorded in the Diet Book AC2.

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