These records cover prize, ransom, and salvage cases; suits to establish title to a ship independent of possession of the ship; possessory actions to recover ships; and a variety of maritime contracts and torts. The Key West court was open year-round for admiralty and maritime litigation relating to the Caribbean and Florida keys.
"Admiralty Final Record Books of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Key West), 1829-1911" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/1/admiralty-records-key-west: accessed May 26, 2022)
Admiralty Records, Key West
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NARA M1360. Admiralty final record books, 1829-1911, created by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida and its predecessors.