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RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
ReferenceD8760/F/FEP/4/1
Former ReferenceD3311/154
TitleThe Veils; or The Triumph of Constancy: A Poem in 6 Books, by Eleanor Anne Porden
Date1815
DescriptionPublished by John Murray, London, 290 pages
Copy presented to Captain Franklin from his obliged friend the Author", Jan 1823; later the personal copy of Eleanor I. Franklin.
Bookplate of Philip Lyttelton Gell on inside front cover, with opposite it, a card of P.E.C. d'Halma apologising to Mr Porden and his ladies for having kept The Veils for a long time (in French)
Extent1 volume
Archive CreatorEleanor Anne Porden, later Eleanor Franklin (1795-1825)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
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TermPoetry
Science philosophy
Naval personnel
Navy officers
Sailors

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Franklin; Sir; John (1786-1847); naval officer and Arctic explorer
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