Sutherland, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 116/81/1-7;D Letters (7) to William Penny, 22 May 1847 to 16 October 1851 [Partly regarding Penny's Franklin search expedition, 1850-1851] 7 leaves, holograph
  • MS 116/81/8;D Letter to Mrs William Penny, 24 October 1851 [Regarding her husband] holograph
  • MS 116/81/9-11;D Letters (3) to John Roy, 19 October 1853 to 28 September 1854 [Written after his arrival in South Africa] 7 leaves, holograph
  • MS 116/81/12;D Letter to a newspaper, 6 November 1852 [Sending sketch of voyage, British Franklin Search Expedition, 1952] holograph
  • MS 116/81/13;D Letter to unknown correspondence, 1850 holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence covers the search for Sir John Franklin's missing expedition (1845-1848) with particular mention of William Penny


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient

Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for William Penny