Sir John Richardson: Arctic Explorer, Natural Historian, Naval Surgeon.

p. xii: notes that Richardson’s library as well as that of Frederick Schwatka are now at the University of Illinois.

p. 42: That day [Oct 1821] and the next the weather kept them inside the tent, in bed to keep warm, reading to one another from a few religious books they had not had the heart to throw away.

p. 71: Shortly after his arrival [at Haslar Naval Hospital], he was charged with caring for the hospital’s library and museum…. Between 1840 and 1850, he built up an important facility for research in natural