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Reference numberMS/426/112
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p59
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Lord Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] President of the Royal Society; to the Earl of Haddington [Thomas Hamilton]
Date12 December 1844
DescriptionInforms of the proposal by Sir John Barrow for a new Arctic Expedition to find the North West Passage. Asks for appropriately qualified vessels and state the proposal has the unanimous support of the Council.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/116
MS/426/117
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CodeNameDates
NA2824Barrow; Sir; John (1764 - 1848)1764 - 1848
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