Murray correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 116/52;D Letter to William Penny, 31 December 1844 [Regarding harpoon guns] holograph
  • MS 116/53;D Letter to William Penny, 29 September 1851 [Requesting opinion of Franklin's survival]

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to whaling matters and the search for the missing British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition, 1845-1848 (leader Sir John Franklin)



Related Material

The institute holds an archival collection for William Penny