SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON)
Lot 46
SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Autograph letter signed "R.F. Scott", probably to Henry Sulivan
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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON)
Autograph letter signed "R.F. Scott", probably to Henry Sulivan, with thanks for the donation to the library onboard Discovery of a copy of his biography of Admiral Sir Batholomew Sulivan (published 1896), 2 pages, on 'Discovery Antarctic Expedition 1901' headed paper, 8vo, At Sea, 18 September, 1901

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  • Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan (1810–1890), through a friendship with Robert FitzRoy, was appointed to the Beagle for the celebrated voyage and remained a life-long friend of Charles Darwin. The biography is included in the printed Catalogue of Books of the "Discovery" 1901, which indicates that it was shelved in Lieutenant Armitage's cabin. See illustration overleaf.
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