Pim, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 248/457/1-5;D Letters (5) to Jane, Lady Franklin, 31 December 1851 and 25 February 1857 [Regarding search for Sir John Franklin] 7 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence is with Jane, Lady Franklin and relates to the various search expeditions mounted by the Admiralty and private individuals sent to discover the fate of the British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition, 1845-1848 (leader Sir John Franklin)



Related Material

Correspondence by Pim can also be found in the Back collection held at the Institute (MS 395/58;BL PIM Letter to George Back, 20 April 1852 [Letter of thanks] holograph)