Haughton, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 248/420;D Letter to Jane Franklin, 2 June 1857 [Regarding British Franklin Search Expedition, 1857-1859] holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the search for the missing British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition, 1845-1848 (leader Sir John Franklin) . The British Franklin Search Expedition, 1857-1859 (leader Francis Leopold McClintock) was the first to return with a written record from the missing expedition.



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for Jane Franklin and several collections containing material relating to the Franklin searches including the British Franklin Search, 1857-1859 (leader Francis Leopold McClintock)