Anderson, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 116/5;D Letter to William Penny, 13 February 1855 [Written from Aberdeen] holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

William Penny was born on 12 July 1809 at Peterhead, Scotland. He made his first whaling voyage at the age of twelve, sailing to the Greenland Sea under the command of his father, and by 1829 had risen to the rank of mate. He died on 1 February 1892.



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for William Penny