Reference numberMM/14/37
TitleExtract from a letter to 'The Times' 26 September 1839, from 'Cui Bono', entitled 'The Mistake in the Antarctic Voyage'
DescriptionRefers to the magnets taken on the voyage of the 'Terror' and 'Erebus' which the letter writer believes were faulty.

The magnets were given under the jurisdiction of the Royal Society to measure terrestrial magnetism.
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