The life, diaries and correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin 1792-1875

by Franklin, Jane Griffin Lady

Publisher: E. Macdonald, Ltd. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 242 Downloads: 236
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  • Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Willingham Franklin Rawnsley.
ContributionsRawnsley, Willingham Franklin, 1845-1927, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG660 .F7
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. l., 9-242 p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6659308M
LC Control Number23018350
OCLC/WorldCa14150460

Lady Jane Franklin, the Woman Who Fueled 19th-Century Polar Exploration Determined and dedicated to the sciences, she dispatched many a vessel to the Arctic. FRANKLIN, Jane, Lady (). Traveller and promoter of Arctic exploration. Widow of Sir John. Fine long Autograph Letter Signed to Lady Richardson (third wife of Sir John Richardson, ), 4 closely-written pages 8vo on black-edged paper, Albany Street, 15 November   Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin joins her other books, The Name of War: King Philip’s War and the Origins of American Identity and New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan as must reads for anyone interested in understanding the textured tapestry of early American history.   ‘Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin’ by Jill Lepore (Knopf. pp. $). (Knopf) All there is to know about Edward Mecom is a scant paper trail of failure — furniture.

Jane Franklin's Home Page. Biography. Cuba and the U.S. Empire: A Chronological History,. The updated edition of the classic "Cuba and the United States," which has been an essential resource since for those seeking to understand Cuba-U.S. relations. The most stellar member of a stellar family, Elisha Kent Kane was among the most popular American explorers of the mid-nineteenth century, a hero in the tragic mode. Born in Philadelphia in , the son of John Kintzing Kane and Jane Duval Leiper, Kane studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania before earning a commission as a naval surgeon. Jane: --Her book: --Letters: --History: --Remains: --Appendices. Methods and sources ; A Franklin genealogy ; A Jane genealogy ; A calendar of the letters ; The editorial hand of Jared Sparks ; Jane's library ; A map of Jane's Boston. Responsibility: Jill Lepore. More information: 3M Cloud Icon. "Franklin's research is wide and deep, drawing on Jackson's published and unpublished writings including correspondence and diaries, as well as in has shown the interplay between the life, the work, and the times with real skill and insight, making this fine book a real contribution not only to biography, but to midth.

Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed from England in aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, and was assigned to traverse the last unnavigated sections of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian expedition met with disaster after both ships and their crews, a total of officers and men, became.

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Jane Franklin () was the second wife of the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin. Published inthis work, based on extracts from her writings, illuminates her strong character and world travels.

Her determination proved especially crucial in discovering the fate of her husband's lost by: 2. The Life, Diaries and Correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin – Jane Franklin (–) became well known in the middle of the nineteenth century for her tireless campaign to discover the fate of the lost Arctic expedition led by her husband, Sir John Franklin (–).

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Macdonald, Limited, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: 9 Jan Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Franklin, Jane (–)English social reformer and traveler who gained international fame for her relentless efforts to locate and rescue her husband's ill-fated Arctic expedition.

Name variations: Lady Jane Franklin. Source for information on Franklin, Jane (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary.

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The life, diaries and correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin / edited by Willingham Franklin Raw Barrington's History of New South Wales including Botany Bay and its dependencies [microform]: to which. These papers, and other Franklin papers, were owned by Willingham Franklin Rawnsley, a relative of Sir John Franklin, and used by him for his biography of Lady Franklin: Life, diaries and correspondence ofJane Lady Franklin -London ().

The biography includes some quotations from letters and diaries but not complete transcripts. The Life, Diaries and Letters of Lady Jane Franklin Jane Griffin was born in London on 4 Decemberthe daughter of John Griffin a prominent silk weaver and his wife Mary nee Guillemard.

Jane spent the first 37 years of her life travelling throughout England and Europe, caring for her father and immediate family (her mother having. Jane Franklin (–) was the second wife of the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin. Published inthis work, based on extracts from her writings, illuminates her strong character and world travels.

Her determination proved especially crucial in Reviews: 1. The journals and diary cover Jane's extensive travels across the United Kingdom, Europe and the wider world. Many of the journals cover a specific journey.

Her Journals also mention the search for the missing British Naval Northwest passage Expedition, led by her husband Sir John Franklin. Four excerpts from the diaries of Jane, Lady Franklin outlining visits with Sir John Franklin in January to Port Arthur (with mention of Commandant O'Hara Booth and the convict railway), and Spring Bay on the East Coast followed by Launceston where she comments on the grades of guests invited to evening parties, Mr.

Dowling the bookseller, Ronald Gunn and Mr. Brown's church. Lady Jane Franklin, neé Griffin, second wife of Sir John Franklin, Lt. Governor of Tasmania, Lady Franklin took a great interest in the affairs of the colony, made a number of overland journeys in Australia and concerned herself with scientific research, public education and convict welfare.

The Life, Diaries and Correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin (Book) Lady Jane Griffin Franklin ISBN Jane Franklin () became well known in the middle of the nineteenth century for her tireless campaign to discover the fate of.

It is this tiny work that Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore places at the center of her fantastic biography Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin (public library), which she describes as “a book of remembrance”: [Jane Franklin] had no portraits of her children, and no gravestones.

Nothing remained of. Lady Franklin's Revenge: A True Story of Ambition, Obsession, and the Remaking of Arctic History so many ways her opposite — puzzled all her friends, Jane Griffin not the least of them.

Here, with fairly detailed correspondence and diaries as his guide (Jane was a compulsive diarist) McGoogan adds just the right degree of intelligent. Pretty young Jane Griffin was described as “small and dark, blue-eyed and more ‘piquante’ than beautiful” by Frances Woodward, who published her Portrait of Jane inLady Jane.

It’s too easy to reduce Lady Jane Franklin to a few easy-to-digest dimensions: the steadfast wife pining for her Arctic explorer husband, Sir John Franklin; the fierce noblewoman moving heaven, Earth and the Admiralty to send expeditions out to rescue Sir John from the grips of polar sea ice and probable disaster.

The journal of Lady Jane Franklin at the Cape of Good Hope, November keeping up the character: Lady Franklin's revenge, [Letter to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, Ap ]: A letter to Viscount Palmerston, K.G: The life, diaries and correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin Pragnienie.

See 'Portrait a Jane'. A life of Lady Franklin by Frances J Woodward, first printed by Hodder and Stoughton. Lady (Jane) Franklin nee Griffin (, m) Jane Franklin was a friend of Eleanor Anne Porden and after her death married her husband John Franklin as his second wife in Franklin, Jane (Lady), Collection, (UHM - Rare Hawn) Also on microfilm.

Correspondence,to relatives re family and business matters on Maui sugar plantation. Papers,including diaries of two sea voyages and daily life in Honolulu,and correspondence.

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17 Apr Paperback. Diaries and Correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin Jane Griffin Franklin. Born in London inJane was the daughter of silk weaver John Griffin and Mary Guillemard. Her mother died when Jane was three years old, resulting in a boarding school education for her and her two sisters.

Inshe became close friends with a poet named Elenor Anne Porden, who married the Arctic explorer John Franklin. Jane Franklin (), was born on 4 Decemberthe daughter of John Griffin, silk weaver, of London, and Mary, née Guillemard.

In she married (as his second wife) John Franklin, who was appointed lieutenant-governor of Van Diemen's Land in A woman of idealism and great mental activity, she was determined to assist in the creation of an 'infant nation' (her friend Dr Arnold.

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Nursery Rhymes. Jan Francis. 16 May F. M’Clintock, The voyage of the “Fox” in the Arctic seas: a narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions (London, ). Rawnsley, The life, diaries, and correspondence of Jane, Lady Franklin, – (London, ).

Woodward, Portrait of Jane: a life of Lady Franklin (London, ). Review: 'Book of Ages,' By Jill Lepore For centuries, the memory of Jane Franklin has languished in brother Benjamin's shadow.

While Ben is on currency and splashed across textbooks, Jane's life. The Life, Diaries and Correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin –, By Jane Griffin Franklin, p. 12 Francis Jewel, Raniero Paolucci Calboli and the Dreyfus Affair, in Diacronie. Studies of Contemporary History, Vol.

14, 2/. found: Life, diaries & correspondence of Jane Lady Franklin, found: The ambitions of Jane Franklin, p. 2 (b. 3 December ) p. (d. 18 July ) found: Wikipedia, J (Jane Franklin; Jane, Lady Franklin; born Jane Griffin on 4 December in London; died 18 July in London; was an early Tasmanian pioneer.“Book of Ages is the name of Lepore’s extraordinary new book about Jane Franklin, but to call it simply a biography would be like calling Ben’s experiments with electricity mere kite end product is thrilling—an example of how a gifted scholar and writer can lift the obscure out of silence.

In so doing, Lepore enriches our.This letter (D/81/1) dates from and comes from the Franklin family papers held here. These include letters, diaries and poems of Eleanor Anne Franklin (nee Porden), letters and journals of William Porden, letters and other papers of Sir John Franklin and Lady Jane Franklin, as well as letters of Eleanor Isabella Gell (nee Franklin).