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Franklin, John and Franklin, Jane (2011) Miscellaneous Franklin Papers Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Sir John Franklin - Proclamation of Sir John Franklin's appointment as Lieut. Governor of Van Diemen's Land. 6 Jan. 1837 Printed by William Gore Elliston Letter from Sir John Franklin to Capt. Washington, Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society. 1838 Concerns the dismissal of Capt. Maconochie as Sir John's private secretary. Copy of extract of despatch from Lord Stanley to Sir John Franklin, 8 Mar 1842. Copy of letter from Sir John Franklin to Rev. J. Lillie & others 2 Sep. 1843 Copy of letter to unknown gentleman from Sir John Franklin written on his behalf by Lady (Jane)Franklin in, 20 July? Lady Franklin - Dinner engagement book 18 Jan 1837 - 12 Aug. 1843 List of guests invited to dinner. Letter from Lady Jane Franklin to Archdeacon Davis, hoping to employ Miss Hayter, 23 Jul. 1841 DR Adam Turnbull (1803-1891) Copies of letters to Dr Turnbull, 1839-1845. Letters from George Arthur (1839), John Franklin (1844, 1845), including one written from H.M.S. Erebus, and Jane Franklin (1845), relating to Tasmania, mutual friends, politics, Sir John's expedition, the college. Folder of news clippings relating to the Franklins including report of the Arctic expedition searching for Sir John Franklin (1852), poem on death of Franklin, drawing of coronation of Charles 7th by John Franklin, photo of Lady Franklin's piano, article by L.A.Triebel. Photo of Lady Franklin Museum [19th cent.] Letter from Sir John to L3.dy Franklin 1 Jan. 1841 Xerox copy of letter in the National Library, Canberra, (ref. ANL MS 114/12) from Sir John Franklin in Hobart td Lady Franklin in South Australia with Governor Gawler:- New year wishes. The colony quiet and prosperous except for the squabbles of lawyers - refers to cases of Gilbert Robertson v. Thomas Mcdonald and Abbot, when Mr Anstey was roughly handled by the Attorney General - verdicts farthing in one case and for the defendants in the other. Mr Jones directed to supervise criminal proceedings at quarter sessions but declined so the Executive Council had been summoned. Mr Anstey also 'carrying on a correspondence with the Gov. respecting his office' and so Mr Sorell appointed his successor. Sir John also refers to his proposed visit to Port Arthur, Mr Henslowe to come in mid-January, Parker's lameness, Government House plans not yet drawn, gardener arrived, Archdeacon Jefferies. RS. 18

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land,
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: RS.18
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2011 04:17
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:19
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11166
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