Letter from Sir Edward Belcher, 1855


Part of a collection of letters from Arctic explorers Admiral Sir Edward Belcher (1799-1877) and Admiral Sir Francis Leopold M'Clintock (1819-1907) who engaged in Arctic surveys and were associated with the search for Sir John Franklin. Belcher commanded the expedition to search for Franklin in 1852 and M'Clintock discovered remains of the expedition in May 1859. This letter is from Admiral Sir Edward Belcher CB KCB, and is concerned with the Minié rifle.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 leaf
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 75.58494, -43.94531
Physical repository Collection
  • 19th Century Manuscripts
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Accession Number: 1996-049
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • November 6, 2020
Technical note
  • Scanned on Plustek OpticBook 4800 at 600 dpi TIFF on 6 November 2020 by JF. Metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original. This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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