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down & smoke all day & drink brandy, then - not one word about brandy in the frost that follows - the [[strikethrough]] blan [[/strikethrough]] blame is all put on the climate
Dr Livingston's letter from Africa to Am. Geog. & Statistical Society of NY
N.Y. Daily Trib  Jan 6/60

The Eng Gov has granted an annual pension of 50£ to Mrs Janet Taylor, of the Minories (author of an Epitome of Navigation & Nautical Astronomy" - "Improved Lunar Tables" - Guide to the use of Manry's Charts) for her services in the cause of Navigation.

Lon Times [[?Dec]] 24/56

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Ship "Ansel Gibbs" of Fairhaven, now in port (New Bedford) will be fitted for the Davis Straits.
Whale fishing
Capt. Chappell

Is an accredited Agt. of ours & we shall gratefully acknowledge all attention shown him in that capacity

Resetting nets under the ice relieved Franklin the necessity of putting his party at [[?Ft]] Franklin on short allowance

Franklin's (L Journey) [[/encircled]] 60 [[/encircled]]

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The Minories is the address where Janet Taylor lived.

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