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ERNEST HENRY SHACKLETON(1874 - 1922) British polar explorer who accompanied Scott in his attempt to achieve the South Pole, later he led another expedition which resulted in the destruction of his vessel by ice and an 800 mile voyage in an open help to seek help. Scarce D.S., London, July 3, 1914, a check drawn on Lloyds Bank and issued by "The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition" made payable to "Cash" in the amount of five pounds, nine shillings. Boldly signed "E. H. Shackleton" in black ink at bottom, also signed by the Secretary of the expedition, FREDERICK WHITE. Signatures have been cancelled by a thin purple pen, else every good.
Estimate $ 400-600

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