RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FSJ/1/2
TitleLetters from Eleanor Isabella Franklin to her father Sir John Franklin
DescriptionOnly the first of the letters actually reached Sir John Franklin. The other two letters, with accompanying items, were sent with search expedition ships which failed to find Franklin and his officer and crews, and were consequently returned to Eleanor when the ships returned.
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Archive CreatorSir John Franklin (1786-1847)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
RelatedMaterialFor 15 letters from Sir John Franklin to his daughter Eleanor, 1831-1845, see D8760/F/FEG/1/1/1-16
TermNaval personnel
Navy officers

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Gell; Eleanor Isabella (1824-1860); daughter of explorer Sir John Franklin
Franklin; Sir; John (1786-1847); naval officer and Arctic explorer
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