Admiralty Records, Key West

Records: 18,555 · Complete: 100%

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.

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Fold3, Admiralty Records, Key West (/title/1/admiralty-records-key-west :accessed December 4, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Admiralty Records, Key West
Total Records
Records: 18,555 · Complete: 100%
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Published on Fold3
November 2, 2007
Last Updated
August 14, 2012
NARA M1360. Admiralty final record books, 1829-1911, created by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida and its predecessors.