A comparative analysis of the Su-pung-er and Bayne testimonies related to the Franklin expedition

@article{Gross2017ACA,
  title={A comparative analysis of the Su-pung-er and Bayne testimonies related to the Franklin expedition},
  author={Tom Gross and Russell S. Taichman},
  journal={Polar Record},
  year={2017},
  volume={53},
  pages={561 - 579}
}
ABSTRACT During Charles Francis Hall's second Arctic expedition (1864–1869) to find survivors and/or documents of Sir John Franklin's 1845 Northwest Passage expedition, two separate Inuit testimonies were recorded of a potential burial vault of a high-ranking officer. The first testimony was provided by a Boothia Inuk named Su-pung-er. The second testimony was documented by Captain Peter Bayne who, at the time, was employed by Hall. To date the vault has not been found. Recently, both the HMS… 

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