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Last letter revealed in full

Captain Robert Scott Credit: Scott Polar Research Institute

One of the final letters written by Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Scott, with lines that have never been made public before, has been bought by the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.

One of his final letters Credit: Scott Polar Research Institute

The letter to his superior officer Admiral Sir Francis Bridgeman asks that his wife and son are cared for in a section of the letter that was not released after his death in 1912.