Kennaway correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1100/10;D Letter to William Scoresby Jr, 27 October 1854 [Reaction to John Rae's discovery of Franklin relics] 4 leaves, holograph (Xerox)

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the search for the missing British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition, 1845-1848 (leader Sir John Franklin) with particular mention of John Rae



Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for John Rae and Sir John Franklin