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Autograph letter from James Cook, HMS ENDEAVOUR, to the Commissioners of the Navy.


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Gallery locationNot on display

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Biographical details This was signed by Cook only a month before he was appointed to the command of the expedition for the exploration of the Pacific.
Description Letter mentioning the enclosing of reports of survey's and medicines, stores etc. taken immediately after the disease of the officers [reports not enclosed].
Date made 1771-07-12

Finding Reference AGC/C/19
Catalogue section Manuscript documents acquired singly by the Museum
Creator Cook, James
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 letter
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