Hynd, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 116/42;D Letter to William Penny, April 1850 [Regarding repairs for Sophia] holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to Sophia named for Sophia Cracroft niece of Sir John Franklin (1786-1847) this ship became a whaling vessel after seeing service in the Arctic during the Franklin searches

Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for William Penny