Papers for the Scoresby Family are held at Mystic Seaport Museum.See https://research.mysticseaport.org/coll/coll055/
William Scoresby Jr. was born in 1789, and at age 21 was master of the whaler RESOLUTION. After a very successful whaling career he continued his scientific and religious studies, receiving a degree of D. D. from Cambridge in 1839. He died at Torquay in 1857.
Mystic Seaport Museum call #Rare Books G 742 S4.4