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Southern District of New York Admiralty Lusitania Case File

In the Matter of the Petition of the Cunard Steamship Company, Limited, as Owner of the Steamship LUSITANIA for Limitation of its Liability


NARA Record Group 21: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 – 2009

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. 1814-

Series: Admiralty Case Files, 1790 – 1966

Scope and Content: This case was initiated to limit the liability of the Cunard Steamship Company, for loss of life and property resulting from the sinking of the Lusitania. The case file contains court papers, evidence, and claims of survivors and representatives of the deceased.  The index entries include document description and date.

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