Arctic Voyage, 1716.
Three folded letters to John Brown in Liverpool: two datelined "On board the John & James at the Isle of May"
(Firth of Forth, Scotland), the first on January 17, 1716, the second on January 28, with detailed accounting to the owners of the John & James
for supplies and expenses for a voyage into the Arctic, north of Hammerfest, Norway; the third datelined from Deal on April 18, 1716; the first letter mentions "designs to go to the North Cape, if the Swedish King will let me..."
; various ms. rating and Bishop's marks, minor dampness erosion, still a Fine and very early Arctic-related correspondence
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