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Narrative of the North Polar expedition : U.S. Ship Polaris, Captain Charles Francis Hall commanding

Author: Charles Francis HallCharles Henry DavisGeorge E TysonHubbard C ChesterRichard W D BryanAll authors
Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1876.
Series: U.S. Naval observation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This narrative has been prepared from official papers and from journals of the officers and men of the Expedition, as well as from valuable private contributions acknowledged in the text. The thread of the story of the Polaris has been drawn chiefly from a compilation made by Mr. R. W. D. Bryan, the Astronomer of the Expedition; the incidents of the ice-floe party have been furnished by the journals and note-books  Read more...
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United States. Navy Department.
Narrative of the North Polar expedition.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1876
(OCoLC)657041445
Named Person: Charles Francis Hall; Charles Francis Hall
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Francis Hall; Charles Henry Davis; George E Tyson; Hubbard C Chester; Richard W D Bryan; Emil Bessels; Emil Schumann; T W Smillie; Henry J Morgan; Henry Hobart Nichols; United States. Navy Department.
OCLC Number: 1011127
Notes: Wood engravings painted in oil by Mr. H. J. Morgan, from original sketches by Mr. Emil Schumann and Dr. Emil Bessels; photographed on wood by Mr. T. W. Smillie, and engraved by Mr. H. H. Nichols.
Includes index.
Description: 1 preliminary leaf, 696 pages, 35 unnumbered leaves of plates : frontispiece, illustrations, portrait, maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Appendix: Instructions of the National Academy of Sciences --
Correspondence between the British Admiralty and the United States Navy Department in relation to the stores left by the Polaris expedition on the west coast of Greenland --
Journals of Mr. H.C. Chester and Captain Geo. E. Tyson while on boat-journeys, June-July, 1872 [condensed by R. W. D. Bryan] --
Journals used in the preparation of the Narrative of the Polaris expedition.
Series Title: U.S. Naval observation.
Responsibility: edited under the direction of the Hon. G.M. Robeson, Secretary of the Navy, by Rear-Admiral C.H. Davis, U.S.N.

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This narrative has been prepared from official papers and from journals of the officers and men of the Expedition, as well as from valuable private contributions acknowledged in the text. The thread of the story of the Polaris has been drawn chiefly from a compilation made by Mr. R. W. D. Bryan, the Astronomer of the Expedition; the incidents of the ice-floe party have been furnished by the journals and note-books of Geo. E. Tyson, Assistant Navigator, and of others with him on the floe, and by the testimony given before the board organized by the Secretary of the Navy, June 5, 1873.

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