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Reference numberMS/426/417
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p19
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir J K Pelly
Date11 April 1850
DescriptionHaving brought the letter before the President and Council of the Royal Society from the Hudson Bay Company to reclaim the expense of Sir John Ross's expedition into the Arctic Sea to find Sir John Franklin and his colleagues, replies the Society has no funds currently to cover this. Can only hope the expedition is successful.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7486Franklin; Sir; John (1786 - 1847)1786 - 1847
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