Lot 423Threat Of Invasion By Napoleon Poster 1803...

Auction Date: 16/10/2018 at 10:30 am

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Threat Of Invasion By Napoleon Poster 1803 - General Defence And Security Of Hull, Beverley & East Riding Of Yorkshire. Meeting Held at the Tiger Inn in Beverley, on Wednesday 26th October 1803, Resolved, That as many Waggons as are necessary be provided for the purpose of removing the Sick, Infirm Persons and others not capable of removing themselves; and all such Waggons shall take a Northern Direction, for the Bridge at Frodingham”. Also “That the Waggons marked and numbered in Holderness and Dickering for Military purposes, shall have four Horses each”. As well detailing “places of General Assembly of Waggons for conveyance of Troops from the West-Riding to the East” and movement for defence of Hull etc. Also instructions for procuring signal rockets at the each Beacon. Mentioning “for the Drains in this County to be filled with fresh Water in order that the County be Inundated on the approach of the Enemy” Printed by M. Turner, Beverley, size 9¼” × 15¼”. In very good condition

Hammer Price: £280.00

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