Peter Halkett collection 1851


Peter Halkett collection 1851

Correspondence (4 leaves)


SNAC Resource ID: 6285739

Scott Polar Research Institute

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Halkett, Peter (person)

Title: 2nd Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00019e Peter Halkett was born in 1820 the son of John Halkett a director of the Hudson's Bay Co. In the 1840s he invented an inflatable boat, which was subsequently used by Arctic explorers including Sir John Franklin. Halkett died in 1885 From the guide to the Peter Halkett collection, 1851, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of C...

Hallatt Peter (person)

Cracroft, Sophia, 1816-1892 (person)

Epithet: niece of Sir J Franklin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0001f2 Sophia Cracroft accompanied her aunt, Lady Jane Franklin, on a trip to Sitka in 1870 on the vessel Newbern, to search for her husband Sir John Franklin's lost expedition. From the description of Journal kept during trip to Alaska by Sophia Cracroft, 1870 May 12 to June 14. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 420...

Penny William b 1809 (person)