Can You Help Solve the ‘Shackleton Scribble’ Mystery?

After more than a century, a mysterious shorthand message exhumed from the archives is confounding scientists and historical societies alike.

In the winter of 1903, upon returning from his very first Antarctic expedition, Sir Ernest Shackleton found himself in need of a job. He applied for a secretary position within the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS), an organization responsible for introducing the latest and most innovative technologies. Among them at the time: the telephone

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