Letter from the Secretary of the Navy: Transmitting Report of Lieut. G. B. Harber, U.S.N., Concerning the Search for the Missing Persons of the Jeannette Expedition, and the Transportation of the Remains of Lieutenant-Commander De Long and Companions to the United States (Google eBook)
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1884 - Arctic regions - 75 pages
Report of the search led by Lieutenants Harber and Schuetze for the missing persons of the Jeannette Expedition. The remains of Lieutenant-Commander De Long and nine of his companions were found in the Lena Delta.
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Page 1 - Report of Lieut. GB Harber, USN, concerning the search for the missing persons of the Jeannette expedition and the transportation of the remains of Lieutenant-Commander De Long and companions to the United States. May 28, 1884. 75 pp., i map, 4 pi. 8".
Page 8 - ... was not at home ; that he was told by the lady who came to the door that defendant was in town and would probably return some time in the evening ; that plaintiff told her -he would endeavor to see Mr. Mason the next day ; that he went again to defendant's house the next day, and was then informed that he was out of town and would not return until the next week ; that on the following Monday plaintiff solicited the attention of his attorney to the matter and asked him to accompany plaintiff to...