Reference numberMS/119/1/109
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p243-247
TitleLetter from James Clark Ross, 'HMS Erebus', Port Louis, Falkland Islands to Humphrey Lloyd
Date7 September 1842
DescriptionRoss congratulates Lloyd on his marriage.

Ross is to head to the Cape of Good Hope soon leaving some men at the Falklands in order to obtain simultaneous observations between the Cape, the Falklands and with the Van Diemen's Land [Tasmania; Lutruwita or Truwana] observatory.

Ross's instruments have remained in good condition, the magnetometers 'steady'. Ross sends to Lloyd some of his observations and curve lines [not enclosed].

Ross informs Lloyd of what his plans are for the rest of the Antarctic expedition.
Physical description[The beginning of this letter is missing].
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
NA7948Ross; Sir; James Clark (1800 - 1862)1800 - 1862
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