The collection comprises of correspondence by Grant to Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)
Charles Grant collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Charles Grant
- Dates of Creation1836-1842
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
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Administrative / Biographical History
Charles Grant was born in Kidderpore, Bengal in 1778. Educated at Magdalane College Cambridge he served as MP for the borough of Inverness and Fortrose between 1811-1818. In 1827 he was president of the Board of Trade and in 1835 Colonial Secretary. He died in Cannes in 1866
The correspondence to Franklin is arranged chronologically
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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