The collection comprises of correspondence by Cotton to Sir John Franklin regarding Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) where Franklin served as lieutenant governor
L Cotton collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 L Cotton
- Dates of Creation1843
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (2 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
L Cotton was a contemporary of the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)
The correspondence to Franklin is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to 'Franklin, Sir John' by Clive Holland in Dictionary of Canadian Biography volume 7, edited by Francess G Halpenny, University of Toronto Press Toronto (1988) SPRI Library Shelf 92(08)[pub.1966-]
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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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