Inglefield, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 248/428/1;D Letter to Sophia Cracroft, undated [Quotes Edward Parry's praise of voyage of Isabel, 1852] holograph
  • MS 248/428/2-8;D Letters (7) to Jane, Lady Franklin, 17 July 1852 to 9 December 1856 [Mainly regarding British Franklin Search Expedition, 1852] 19 leaves, holograph

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 the voyage of the Isabel on the British Franklin Search Expedition, 1852 (led by Inglefield)


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient

Related Material

The Institute holds extensive archival collections for both Jane, Lady Franklin and Sophia Cracroft