See also:British naturalist, was
See also:born at Dumfries on the 5th of
See also:November 1787 . He studiedmedicine at
See also:Edinburgh, and became a surgeon in the
See also:navy in r8o7 . In 1819 he was appointed surgeon and naturalist to
See also:Franklin's first arctic expedition (1819-22), and he served in the same capacity to the second (1825-26) . The scientific results of these expeditions he described in contributions to Franklin's Narratives, and especially in the four
See also:quarto volumes of his
See also:Fauna Boreali-Americana (1829-37) . He was knighted in 1846, and in the following
See also:year was chosen
See also:commander of the Franklin
See also:search expedition (1848-49), the journal of which he published in 1851 under the title of An Arctic Searching Expedition . In 1855 he retired to
See also:Grasmere, where he died on the 5th of
See also:June 1865 . He also wrote accounts dealing with the natural
See also:history, and especially the ichthyology, of several other arctic voyages, and was the author of Icones Piscium (1843),
See also:Catalogue of Apodal
See also:Fish in the British Museum, translated from the German MS . (1856), the second edition of
See also:Yarrell's History of British Fishes (186o), and The Polar Regions (1861),
See also:expanded from an article with the same title which he wrote for the
See also:Encyclopaedia Britannica . A
See also:Life by
See also:John MacIlraith was published in 1868 .
SAMUEL RICHARDSON (1689-1761)
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