Mayor of Bristol, Ald. Hugh Jenkins Patron
of the Expedition said
was with very great pleasure that I learned of the Trans-Continental Expedition,
1960-61, and of the very extensive nature of the route which has been chosen."
is nothing new for Bristol to be the base from which expeditions of discovery
have ventured forth over the ages, but it is heartening to find that this spirit
of adventure is far from dead in this modern era.
young men who will carry the name of the city and University of Bristol over the
world will bear with them the goodwill of all the citizens of this ancient city,
and their best wishes for a most successful and rewarding journey."