The Maryland Admiralty Papers is a free index provided by Maryland State Archives of Admiralty Papers for the years 1776-1812. “The Admiralty Court tried cases involving contracts, accounts, wages, treason, piracy, felonies, fugitives, mayhem etc. taking place on the high seas or other waterways.” Entries include names of parties to the dispute, date, record description, and citation. There is no search screen but you can use your own “Control + F” or “Command + F” and search the document for family names or other details of interest.


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