In 1859 two notes were discovered in a tin container which held the only document ever recovered from the Franklin expedition. One which was dated 1847 indicated that all was proceeding according to plan while the second note from 1848 was a discribtion of disaster and recorded that Franklin had died and both ships - the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror had been abandoned.
Franklin Document
This document is on display in the UK at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich

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