[Roderick Murchison, geologist; The Search for Franklin] Autograph Note Signed Roderick Murchison to Hickey [prob. E. Hickey, fellow member, Geographical Society], re. Francis Baring's question in Parliament about The Search for John Franklin.

Roderick Murchison [Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet, (1792 – 1871), Scottish geologist.]
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[Embossed] Stamp then address: Geological Survey Office | 28 Jermyn Street SW, 16 [Feb?] 1860~One page, 12mo, on paper backing of similar size.sl. foxing.glue staining, text clear and complete, as follows: As Sir Francis Baring will ask a question to-morrow (Friday [underlined] respecting the [last?] & successful search after Franklin - with a view to the due reward of such success - I hope you will be there at least to cheer the proposal. Francis Baring in fact gave the relevant speech (I think) on 2 March; HC Deb 02 March 1860 vol 156 cc2147-542147: SIR FRANCIS BARING asked the First Lord of the Treasury what were the intentions of the Government with respect to any reward to Captain M'Clintock and the crew of the discovery-ship Fox.[.........]~680~AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT ARCTIC SIR JOHN FRANKLIN SEARCH EREBUS FOX~ ~0~RF1~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 23311~23/09/2020~False~William Godwin [ (1756–1836), journalist, political philosopher and novelist.]~[ William Godwin, political philosopher ] Autograph Address only from Letter to Victorian Novelist Lady Stepney.~No Date.~Piece of paper, c.11 x 5cm, on sl.larger card, foxed. Some marking of address but text clear: Lady Stepney | Henrietta Street | Cavendish Square~100~AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT MARY SHELLEY MARY WOLLSTONECROFT UTILITARIANISM~ ~0~RF1~ ~ ~ ~ ~
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