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Searching for Franklin : the land Arctic searching expedition, 1855 ; James Anderson's and James Stewart's expedition via the Back River

Author: James Anderson; James Stewart; William Barr; Hakluyt Society.
Publisher: London : Hakluyt Society, 1999.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the expedition in two canoes, in journal and letter form, of the Anderson/Stewart expedition to solve the mystery of the disappearance of Sir John Franklin's expedition in 1845.

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Genre/Form: Diaries
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Searching for Franklin.
London : Hakluyt Society, 1999
(OCoLC)606514711
Named Person: James Anderson; James Stewart; James Anderson; James Anderson; James Stewart; James Stewart; James Stewart; James Anderson; John Franklin; James Anderson; John Franklin; James Stewart; James Anderson; John Franklin, (Sir); James Stewart
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Anderson; James Stewart; William Barr; Hakluyt Society.
ISBN: 0904180611 9780904180619
OCLC Number: 42274253
Description: xv, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents: Genesis of the expedition: introduction, documents; The company accepts the challenge: introduction, documents; The wheels in motion: introduction, documents; Getting to the rendezvous: introduction, documents; Journey to the Arctic Ocean: introduction, documents; James Lockhart's support expedition to Fort Reliance: introduction, documents; The expedition disperses: introduction, documents; Reports of the expedition's achievements: introduction, documents; Contemporary reactions to the results of the expedition: introduction, documents; Complaints against Stewart: introduction, documents; Accounting, awards and relics: introduction, documents; Enigmas and loose ends: introduction, documents; Later searches and assessment; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 1.
Other Titles: Land Arctic searching expedition, 1855
James Anderson's and James Stewart's expedition via the Back River
Responsibility: edited by William Barr.
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'...his handsome volume...is easily recommended for all administrative history, Artic and exploration libraries.' International Journal of Maritime History (2002)

 
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