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    Admiral William Parry Autograph Letter Signed. Three integral pages, 7.25" x 9.25", "Somerset Place," April 2, 1835, to Captain Bowles shortly before leaving on an expedition asking that he propose "...any Substitute for Dr. Cole...as we now principally wait for this Revision." Parry (1790-1855) was an admiral in the Royal Navy and arctic explorer who held a record for exploring farther north than anyone previously. The record stood for 50 years. Areas of soiling; slight tearing at the vertical fold. Binding at the verso.

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    Auction Dates
    Jun-Jul, 2013
    27th-5th Thursday-Friday
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