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Two months after returning from his three year Antarctic expedition as a hero, Robert Falcon Scott asks his lecture agent for a printed list of his scheduled lectures
Autograph Letter Signed ?Robt F Scott,? 2p, 4.5? x 6.75?, front & verso with blank integral leaf. ?56, Oakley Street, Chelsea Embankment? [his home] stationery, but penned from Newcastle, November 16th [1904]. To Mr. [Gerald] Christy. Fine condition.In full, ?Will you send me a number of the printed lists of my fixtures ?" I find several people wanting them & they are a trouble to copy out ?" The lecture is going well so far but I can?t reduce the time with any satisfaction to myself. Tonight we had a good attendance Duke of Northumberland in the Chair.?Scott requests a printed list of his ?fixtures,? i.e. his lecture schedule, from his agent, Mr. Christy, noted English lecture agent Gerald Christy. The November 18th lecture may have been delivered to the Newcastle Society of Antiquaries of which Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland, was a member and later served as President.Robert Falcon Scott led the 1901-1904 British National Antarctic Expedition,
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