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Henry Grinnell Letters; Grinnell, Henry, 1860-1871
Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Charles F. Hall's polar expedition aboard the Polaris (U.S. North Polar Expedition, 1871-1873). Includes letters from Grinnell to Hall relating to Arctic exploration and Hall's work in securing a congressional appropriation for an expedition and a list of donations to the Hall Franklin expedition of 1860.