Robinson correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1521/4/17a;BJ[Weddell] Letter to John Brown, 30 January 1839 [Regarding James Weddell's election as a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh]
  • MS 501/9;D Copy of MS 1521/4/17a;BJ[Weddell]
  • MS 1521/4/17;BJ[Weddell] Letter to John Brown, 18 February 1839 [Regarding James Weddell]

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to James Weddell who during a voyage on board the brig Jane, 1822-1824 archived a furthest south of 74°.



Alternative Form Available

MS 501/9;D is a copy.

Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for James Weddell.