Simpkinson correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 248/472/1-6;D Letters (6) to Jane, Lady Franklin, 27 July 1832 to 3 February 1841 [Reference to Antonio Alcala Galiano and John Frost a political prisoner in Van Diemen's Land]
  • MS 248/472/7;D Letter to Sir John Franklin, 29 July 1832 [Regarding Mediterranean station]

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to non polar matters



Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for both Sir John and Lady Franklin