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Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870
'Judge Advocate of the Fleet 1663-1870', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870 (1975), pp. 80. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16690 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.
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Judge Advocate of the Fleet 1663-1870
This office, to which appointments were made by Admiralty warrant, was established
on a permanent basis in 1663. (fn. 1) The salary, which was originally 8s a day (£146 a
year), was increased to 10s a day (£182 10s a year) in 1666. (fn. 2) From 1824 the office was
held concurrently with that of Counsel to the Admiralty.
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