Report by Major Martin Beckman on the Northern Garrisons Fit to be fortified for his Majesties Service

Scope and Content

Negative copy. Reports cover Berwick, Carlisle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tinmouth (Tynemouth), Scarborough, Hull, Yarmouth, Langer Fort (Landguard near Harwich) and Chester.

The entry for Hull notes it is a place of importance both for 'shipping, seamen and situation' and that the Town be fortified as a Citadel.

[Original Document Ref Add Ms 16370]

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