Letter (duplicate) signed by Sir John Barrow, Arctic explorer. Sir John BARROW.
Letter (duplicate) signed by Sir John Barrow, Arctic explorer

Letter (duplicate) signed by Sir John Barrow, Arctic explorer

Date Published: 1835
Binding: No binding

Letter (duplicate) dated December 21, 1835 signed by Sir John Barrow (1764-1848) to a British Rear Admiral (in Rio de Janeiro) about a midshipman had drowned. Written while Barrow was secretary of the admiralty. He was founder of the Royal Geographic Society, was a great promoter of Arctic exploration and wrote much on his own explorations and travels. Point Barrow, Alaska, the Barrow Straits, etc. are named in his honor. Very good condition. Point Barrow or Nuvuk, is a headland on the Arctic coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, located 15 km (9 mi) northeast of Barrow. It is the northernmost point of the United States
Very Good. Item #2801

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