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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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Last Letters: To Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman

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TO VICE-ADMIRAL SIR FRANCIS CHARLES BRIDGEMAN, K.C.V.O., K.C.B. MY DEAR SIR FRANCIS, I fear we have shipped up; a close shave; I am writing a few letters which I hope will be delivered some day.…

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Last Letters: To the Right Hon Sir Edgar Speyer, BART.

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TO THE RIGHT HON. SIR EDGAR SPEYER, BART. Dated March 16, 1912. Lat. 79.5°. MY DEAR SIR EDGAR, I hope this may reach you. I fear we must go and that it leaves the Expedition…

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Last Letters: To Sir J M Barrie

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
TO SIR J. M. BARRIE MY DEAR BARRIE, We are pegging out in a very comfortless spot. Hoping this letter may be found and sent to you, I write a word of farewell. … More…

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