Comments

Extract from the Royal Court concerning the potential confiscation of the cutter Surprise under which Charles Le Gallais was crushed to death - the Court finds that the neither the owners or persons working on the cutter have committed any negligence and refers the decision on confiscation to Marquis Townshend, Governor of Jersey. Includes a draft letter renouncing the King's right to Deodand [confiscation of the cutter]

Reference

L/F/102/A/27

Date

April 26th 1798 - June 15th 1798

Names

Surprise (Cutter)
Le Gallais, Charles
Royal Court
Townshend, George, 1724 - 1807, Marquis, Field Marshal, Governor of Jersey

Keywords

Ships | deaths | cutters | royal courts

Dimensions

2 Paper

Language

French
English

Level of description

file

Context:

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