A Collection of Fascinating Maritime Lawsuits.
Reprint of the sole edition.
"The book contains interesting narratives of out-of-the-way occurrences at sea and of the litigation to which they led." --American Law Review 62 (1928) 159.
Drake at the Suit of Doughty. Sallee Rovers at Winchester. The Battle of New Brighton. The Casting Away of the "Adventure." Neptune as Defendant. The Marooning of Robert Jeffery. The Cruise of the "Pylades."
The "Felicidade." An Act of State. The Illeanon Pirates.
William Senior [1861-1937] was the author of Doctors' Commons and the Old Court of Admiralty: A Short History of Civilians in England (1922) and The History
of Maritime Law (1974.)