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JOURNAL OF A BOAT-VOYAGE
THROUGH RUPERT'S LAND AND THE ARCTIC SEA,
IN SEARCH OF
THE DISCOVERY SHIPS UNDER COMMAND OF
SIR JOHN FRANKLIN.
WITH AN APPENDIX ON THE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
BY SIR JOHN RICHARDSON, C.B., F.R.S.
INSPECTOR OF NAVAL HOSPITALS AND FLEETS,
ETC. ETC. ETC.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS.
In the Indian names which occur in the following narrative, u is to be sounded like oo, in "moon;" yu as "yule," or like "you ;" and i as in " ravine."
SPOTTISWOODES and SHAW,
Route assigned to the Expedition under command of Sir John Franklin. Names of the Officers. Erebus and Terror. Date of its sailing. Last Letters. Sir John Franklin's last Official Letter. Last Sight of the Expedition. Sir John Ross proposes a Search. Discussion of Various Opinions offered respecting the Fate of the Expedition. Plans of Search adopted. Main Objects of the Overland Searching Expedition. Instructions from the Admiralty
Overland Searching Expedition. Routes through the In-
Pine Island Lake. Silurian Strata. Sturgeon River.