Letter from Edward Walter Maunder (Eclipse Camp, North West River, Labrador) to his children (no place given), 1905-08-21
Scope and Contents
Re the postmark and delivery of the letter; the environment around the camp; their mother and other expedition members have been badly bitten by mosquitoes and other insects and are worn down; unloading the ship; the weather and aurora; arrival of the observing equipment; bathing in the lake, etc.
Postscript: thanks for their letters; blessings; Frank has 'been simply of immense use to us, and has worked like a Briton'.
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3 page(s) : paper
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
There is some minor fold damage and a little edge discolouration.
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Series: Maunder, Edward Walter, 1851 - 1928 (astronomer) (Person)
- From the Series: Maunder, Annie Scott Dill, 1868 - 1947 (née Russell, astronomer) (Person)
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