British Arctic Expedition, 1875-1876 1875-1876
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Markham was the secretary to the Royal Geographical Society at the time of this letter. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1885. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226054113 1844 joined the Royal Navy as a cadet, sailed on HMS Collingwood to South America; 1850 transferred to the Arctic squadron; 1850-1851 sailed on the Assistance in search of Captain Sir John Franklin; 1852-1853 explored and researched in P...
John Rae (b. Hall of Clestrain, UK, 30 September 1813 –d. Kensington, London, England, 22 July 1893) was a Scottish surgeon who explored parts of northern Canada, found the final portion of the Northwest Passage (Rae Strait, named after him) and reported the fate of the Franklin Expedition....
Rutherford Alcock was born in 1809. Following his father into the medical profession, he became a surgeon in the Marine Brigade in Portugal in 1833, later serving with the Spanish Legion until 1837. In 1840, he was appointed consul in Shanghai, advancing to the consulate in Canton in 1854. In 1858, Alcock accepted the post of consul-general in Japan, and the following year became the first British Minister to Japan. He was knighted on his return to Britain in 1862, following an attack by a band ...
Secretary to Queen Victoria. From the description of Autograph letters signed (9) : to E. Dossé, courier to Queen Victoria, 1890 Feb. 13 to 1893 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617922 Private secretary to Queen Victoria and privy councillor. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Windsor Castle ; Balmoral ; and Osborne, to Arthur Sullivan, 1880 Oct. 29 to 1883 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125355 English general and c...
Albert Hastings Markham was born on 11 November 1841 at Bagneres-de-Bigorre, France. After being educated at home and at Eastman's Royal Naval Academy, Southsea, he entered the Royal Navy in 1856, serving in China, the Mediterranean and Australia. He was promoted lieutenant in 1862 and commander in 1872. While on leave in 1873, he sailed to the Davis Strait region in the whaler Arctic on the British whaling and reconnaissance expedition (leader William Adams), in order to study ice ...
Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers, ca. 1970-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79980541 ...
Epithet: naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x0001b5 British soldier, naturalist, and scientist. Served as a staff officer in the Confederate Army under Generals Beauregard and Hardee. From the description of Correspondence of Henry W. Feilden [manuscript] 11861-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647966121 From the description of Papers of Henry W. Feilden [m...
Epithet: Judge of Common Pleas British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x00020f ...