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Letter from Thomas Crofton Croker discussing naval officers engaged in surveys, 1828.


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Description Letter from Thomas Crofton Croker, at 52 Charlotte Street, Portland Place, to the editor of the 'Literary Gazette', dated 3 April 1828. Croker briefly discusses Thomas Park, William Edward Parry, Thomas Boteler and other individuals engaged in exploration and survey work. He also shares the poor opinions (particularly of Parry) he had formed during his employment as a clerk at the Admiralty.
Date made 1828-04-03

Finding Reference AGC/C/21
Catalogue section Manuscript documents acquired singly by the Museum
Creator Croker, Thomas Crofton
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 letter (3 pages on a single folded sheet)
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