Courts of Admirality in Colonial America - The Maryland Experience, 1634-1776

In early Maryland the admiralty courts profoundly affected the daily lives of the settlers. This lively examination of the admiralty law system as it was transmitted from England to America. Appendices include summaries and analyses of nearly 150 cases, never collected before, and the transcription of the record of a classic maritime case. Published by Carolina Academic Press in association with the Maryland Historical Society.