Letter, 1983 February 25, to William Laird McKinlay.


Richards, Richard W. Letter, 1983 February 25, to William Laird McKinlay.

Letter, 1983 February 25, to William Laird McKinlay.

Letter, as the last survivor of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition to McKinlay who had written an essay on the fate of the ship "Karluk" that was lost during the Canadian Arctic Expedition. Reminisces about his adventures and compares with those of the Canadian Arctic Expedition. Includes comments about other authors of polar books.

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