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2012.102
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Description

Letter from Sir Edward Parry to Mr. Jones, regarding the manufacture of a compass invented by Captain Phillips.

Inscription

Captain Parry wishes to obtain (for Sir Edwd. [indec] to see) a compass invented by Captain Phlilips. [indec], the object of which is to prevent the card [?] being dislodged by the firing of guns on board ship.
Mr Jones is requested to produce one for that purpose, if possible.
Admiralty
Jun 5th 1820.

Notes

Alan Cole
Sir William Edward Parry (1790-1855) was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer.

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Parry_(explorer)

Language

English

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Place of Creation

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Collection

Explorers

Series

Navy

Weapons

Autographs

Object Type

Letter

Category

Letter

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 118, h: 181, d: -