Richard Henry Major

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Richard Henry Major (October 3, 1818 – June 25, 1891) was a geographer and map librarian who curated the map collection of the British Museum from 1844 until his retirement in 1880.

During that time, Major published a number of books related to maps or documents of historical significance. From 1849 until 1858, he was the Secretary of the Hakluyt Society.[1]


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