Letter to Joseph Burr Tyrrell, 1885/05/26
Tyrrell, J. W. (James Williams), 1863-1945
3 p. on 1 folded sheet + envelope ; 20 x 13 cm
26 May 1885
Item is a letter written by James Tyrrell to his brother, Joseph Burr Tyrrell from the Halifax Hotel, just prior to embarking upon an expedition to Hudson Bay, on board the S.S. Alert, with Dr. Robert Bell. The expedition was under the command of A.R. Gordon.
Title based on contents of item.
Item forms part of the sub-series entitled 'Correspondence (Author Files)'.
"Ms. Coll. 26, box 8, folder 26"
"The official account of the 1885 expedition was published as Report of the second Hudson's Bay expedition under the command of Lieut. A.R. Gordon, R.N., 1885."
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957