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Last Letters: Further Extracts

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
Letters to his Mother, his Wife, his Brother-in-law (Sir William Ellison Macartney), Admiral Sir Lewis Beaumont, and Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Smith were also found, from which come the following extracts: The Great God has…

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Last Letters: Vice-Admiral Egerton

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
TO VICE-ADMIRAL SIR GEORGE LE CLEARC EGERTON. K.C.B. MY DEAR SIR GEORGE, I fear we have shot our bolt–but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record. I hope these letters…

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