Ref NoD8760/F/FEP/1
TitleCorrespondence of Eleanor Anne Porden
CreatorEleanor Anne Porden, later Eleanor Franklin (1795-1825)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
DescriptionThe letters date from 1800 when she was five years old to April 1825, with 4 letters written by her husband, John Franklin, before he was aware that she had actually died. They mostly consist of letters received by her, although there six letters written by her to her friend Henry Elliott, 1815-1822, and three draft letters written to other friends.

Other letters written by Eleanor Anne Porden are to be found elsewhere in the Gell collection: 54 letters to John Franklin, 1821-1824, at D8760/F/FSJ/1/1/1-54: 11 letters to her sister Sarah Henrietta Kay, 1822-1824, at D8760/F/FKA/1/3/1-8; 1 letter written jointly with her father to her nieces in the Kay family, 1818, at D8760/F/FKA/1/2/3.
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Porden; Eleanor Anne (1795-1825); poet and first wife of explorer Sir John Franklin
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