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Definition of Admiralty

  • The office or jurisdiction of an admiral.
  • The department or officers having authority over naval affairs generally.
  • The court which has jurisdiction of maritime questions and offenses.
  • The system of jurisprudence of admiralty courts.
  • The building in which the lords of the admiralty, in England, transact business.
  • the office of admiral
  • the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)

How to use admiralty in a sentence. Admiralty pronunciation.

Produced by David Widger THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS M.A. F.R.S. CLERK OF THE ACTS AND SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY TRANSCRIBED FROM THE SHORTHAND MANUSCRIPT IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY MAGDALENE COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE BY THE REV.
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To Westminster by water with Sir W. Batten and Sir W. Pen (our servants in another boat) to the Admiralty; and from thence I went to my Lord's to fetch him thither, where we stayed in the morning about ordering of money for the victuailers, and advising how to get a sum of money to carry on the business of the Navy.
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To my Lord this morning, who did give me order to get some things ready against the afternoon for the Admiralty where he would meet.
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So to the Admiralty, where W. Hewer and I did them, and after that he went to his Aunt's Blackburn (who has a kinswoman dead at her house to-day, and was to be buried to-night, by which means he staid very late out).
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There meeting with Mr. Pinkney, he and I to a morning draft, and thence by water to White Hall, to the Parliament House, where I spoke with Colonel Birch, and so to the Admiralty chamber, where we and Mr. Coventry had a meeting about several businesses.
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We all met this morning and afterwards at the Admiralty, where our business is to ask provision of victuals ready for the ships in the Downs, which we did, Mr. Gauden promising to go himself thither and see it done.
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I'm a little beggar-nothing to look at; I'm pretty poor; I've had no influence to push me on; and just at the critical point in my career-when I was expecting promotion-I get this set-back, and lose your good opinion, which is more to me, though I say it bluntly like a sailor, than the praise of all the Lords of the Admiralty, if it could be got.
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On board convict vessels the convicts are under the sole control of the surgeon-superintendent, who is furnished with instructions, as to his conduct, from the Admiralty.
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I have had the matter up with the Admiralty, however, and permission has been granted me to give the verbal assurance of my government.
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The neutrality laws of the United States had prevented him from hearing of her by wireless when she cleared from Galveston, but he had been on the lookout for her, just the same, ever since a Dutch steamer from New York, with an alert German chief mate, had touched at Copenhagen, from which point the dispatches that mate carried had gone underground straight to the office of the German Admiralty.
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All this time the motor boat was putting distance between itself and the submarine, and the disgusted German, as a last resort, steamed away and circled round the rapidly lifting stern of the doomed _Costa Rica_, confident that there he would find the record of her identity and home port-information which, in his methodical German way, he desired to include in his official report to the Admiralty.
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Its power extends to all the cases arising under laws and treaties made by the executive and legislative authorities, to all cases of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, and in general to all points which affect the law of nations.
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My dear Sir, I received Henslow's letter last night too late to forward it to you by the post; a circumstance which I do not regret, as it has given me an opportunity of seeing Captain Beaufort at the Admiralty (the Hydrographer), and of stating to him the offer which I have to make to you.
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The ship sails about the end of September, and you must lose no time in making known your acceptance to Captain Beaufort, Admiralty Hydrographer.
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The Admiralty are not disposed to give a salary, though they will furnish you with an official appointment, and every accommodation.
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I cannot conceive that the Admiralty would send out a bad vessel on such a service.
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I can form no opinion on this further than that if appointed by the Admiralty he will have a claim to be as well accommodated as the vessel will allow.
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The Admiralty say his maps are most perfect.
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He tells me to get it down in writing at the Admiralty that I have the free choice to leave as soon and whenever I like.
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The Admiralty have just issued orders for a large stock of canister-meat and lemon-juice, etc.
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Examples of Admiralty

Example #1
TRANSCRIBED FROM THE SHORTHAND MANUSCRIPT IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY MAGDALENE COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE BY THE REV.
Example #2
This morning I paid Sir W. Batten L40, which I have owed him this half year, having borrowed it of him.
Example #3
From thence dined with Mr. Blackburne at his house with his friends (his wife being in the country and just upon her return to London), where we were very well treated and merry.
Example #4
Late home and to bed. 2d.
Example #5
To the Privy Seal, and from thence going to my own house in Axeyard, I went in to Mrs. Crisp's, where I met with Mr. Hartlibb; for whom I wrote a letter for my Lord to sign for a ship for his brother and sister, who went away hence this day to Gravesend, and from thence to Holland.
Example #6
I rose to-day without any pain, which makes me think that my pain yesterday was nothing but from my drinking too much the day before.