Date Published: 1836
Binding: No binding
Letter dated April 6, 1836 signed by Sir John Barrow (1764-1848) British Rear Admiral about receiving a letter from Rear Admiral Hammond in South America.
Very good condition. Letter (duplicate) signed by Sir John Barrow.
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. Barrow, Alaska, the Barrow Straits, etc. are named in his honor.
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 #3592