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Sun appears at the 80th parallel in Feb. & does not entirely disappear till Oct. Norwegians fish till Nov. & commence in Feb. [[encircled]] 75 [[/encircled]]

Little Blue Book
Manny an Open Polar Sea see his letter [[encircled]] 75 [[/encircled]] [[encircled]] & 76 [[/encircled]] do

Sir John Franklin's opinion of going to the North Pole Wintering on Spitsbergen & going in th spring before the ice broken wh & difficult to the south as it did with Passg on it. [[encircled]] 78 [[/encircled]] do
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