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Miscellaneous Franklin Papers Index: Royal Society Collection

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

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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
Authors/Creators:Franklin, John and Franklin, Jane
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: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Franklin Collection
Other Special Collections
Royal Society Collection
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Royal Society Collection RS.18

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