Admiralty papers compiled by Croke, including drafts of a digest of Admiralty law.
Croke Admiralty Papers
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Alexander Croke (1758-1842), knight, was a lawyer and author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were bought from William Ogden of Oxford, dealer in antiquities, in 1878.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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.