Allenby, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 248/332;D Letter to Willingham Franklin, 23 October 1800 [Description of son John Franklin's departure to Yarmouth to join first ship] copy

Administrative / Biographical History

John Franklin (1786-1847) joined the Royal Navy in October 1800 as a first-class volunteer in HMS Polyphemus which participated in the battle of Copenhagen in April 1801.



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for Sir John Franklin