Letters of Marque : Declarations Against America (HCA 26/60-70 ; ADM7/317-318) : 1777 - 1783.
|Call Number:||HIL-MICL FC LMR .G7A3L4A4|
|Creator:||Great Britain. High Court of Admiralty.|
|Description:||4 microfilm textual records (13 volumes) ; 35 mm|
|Originals:||The original records are held by the National Archives in London.|
|Archival Ref. No.:||TNA HCA 26/60-70; ADM 7/ 317-318|
Detailed introductory material prepared by Walter Minchinton, Exeter University, has been microfilmed at the beginning of the first reel of film. It consists of a section on provenance, a lengthy essay providing background information on letters of marque with statistical tables specific to the letters of marque against America, a combined table of contents and microfilm shelf list and a bibliography. Available in the electronic finding aids section as PDFs. HCA 26/60-70: A typed index of commander and ship names referencing the folio number for corresponding letters of marque is available on the microfilm at the end of each volume for that volume, and compiled electronically for volumes 68-70; see Electronic Finding Aid section below.
|Electronic Finding Aid Record:||
Letters of Marque Declarations Against America Index.pdf
Letters of Marque Against America Shelf List.pdf
The Letters of Marque : Declarations Against America : 1777-1783, is one of several titles in the series, British Records Relating to America in Microform, which are published under the auspices of the British Association for American Studies by Microform Limited.
Researchers may wish to consult the companion series, Letters of Marque : Declarations Against France, Spain, and the United Provinces : 1777-1783, which is available in the Loyalist Collection and shelved at the following number : MIC-Loyalist FC LMR .G7A3L4F7.
The excellent introductory material provided by the editor of the series has been the source of much useful information in the preparation of this Inventory description.