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Boreham, and J. G. Mitchell. Martin Frobisher's Northwest Venture, 1576-1581: Mines, Minerals & Metallurgy. Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1994. Hulton, Paul and David Beers Quinn. The American Drawings of John White, 1577-1590. 2 vol. London: The British Museum, and Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1964. Kenyon, W. A. Tokens of Possession: The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1975. McFee, William. The Life of Sir Martin Frobisher. New York: Harper, 1928.
The bare detail would be too harrowing to your feelings .. half our party perished through cold, famine, and fatigue. ] The survivors were found by the Indians on Nov. 7, and these savages (as they have been termed) wept on beholding the deplorable conditions to which we were reduced. They nursed and fed us with the same tenderness they would have bestowed on their own infants, and, finally, on December 11, conveyed us to Fort Providence, the nearest post. (Life, 112) Thomas Hobbes on human nature can help us explore what is going on here.
1 Much has been theorized about the events and characters mentioned in it, though this work has come mainly from historians and not literary critics. To begin with, the record is a bona fide official document, written on a naval record form supplied to Franklin by the Admiralty. It contains two entries, indicating it was deposited once, 44 / FIGURE 1 45 then retrieved, re-inscribed, and deposited in the cairn a second time. Both entries are in the handwriting of Commander James Fitzjames, third in command of the expedition, though the first record was signed, dated, and deposited by Lieutenant Gore.