Reference numberNLB/25/322
Alternative reference numberNLB/25 p195
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George Newnes
Date16 October 1902
DescriptionOn 19 June Harrison wrote asking Newnes to supply the Society with copies of the map of Robertson Bay, and a cliche of the block on page 309 in Mr Borchgrevink's book, 'First on the Antarctic Continent'. No answer was received, asks if Newnes could assist in the matter. The map and block would be used in the volume of magnetic and meteorological observations of the South Cross Expedition, which the Society is about to publish.
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