- MS 600/5/1-2;D Papers, 1843 [Regarding claim for compensation as part owner of Jane and Beaufoy from Antarctic voyage of James Weddell, 1821-1822] photocopies
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- ReferenceGB 15 John Strachan/Papers
- Dates of Creation1843
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionPapers Some of the papers are photocopies.
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Administrative / Biographical History
The papers relate to John Strachan's attempts to retrieve money from the voyages of the Jane and Beaufoy. Strachan was part owner of these vessels, which sailed to the southern oceans on voyages of commercial and exploration during the 1820s. James Weddell captained Jane while Mathew Brisbane captained the Beaufoy.