Letter concerning the jurisdiction of the Navy within the Tower Liberties

Object Title

Letter concerning the jurisdiction of the Navy within the Tower Liberties

Letter concerning the jurisdiction of the Navy within the Tower Liberties

Date

9 April 1653

Reference

TOL MSS/CONSTABLES/502

Level

File

Scope and Content

A letter from Colonel John Berkstead, Governor of the Tower of London, to the Commissioners of the Navy regarding the rather contentious issue of the operations of a naval press-gang within the jurisdiction of the Tower of London.

Extent

1 manuscript

Access Conditions

Open access

Associations

Creator(s) John Berkstead