Enderby, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 574/4;MJ Letter to Philip Parker King, 29 October 1830 [Offering hospitality to him and his son on their arrival in England on board HMS Adventure] holograph, microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence is with Philip Parker King who, in 1825 had embarked on a survey of South America and in 1830 was returning from this voyage to England.

Alternative Form Available

This is a copy

Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for the following members of the Enderby family, Charles, Samuel and George. The Institute also holds collections for the company Messrs Enderby and The Southern Whale Fishery Company (a venture created by Charles Enderby in 1849 to revive the firms fortunes).

Location of Originals

Original in the Mitchell Library part of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (1982)