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Reference numberAP/13/28
LevelItem
TitleUnpublished paper, address as President of the Royal Society by Davies Gilbert
Date30 November 1829
DescriptionManuscript copy of Gilbert's address to the Royal Society as President, in which he comments on the work produced by Fellows during the year, remembers Fellows who died, and commends certain Fellows with medals. Humphry Davy, William Hyde Wollaston, and Thomas Young were discussed for their recent contributions to science. Charles Bell and Eilhard Mitscherlich each received medals. Edward Ash, Francis Hamilton Buchanan, John Foster, Christopher Hawkins, Robert Nares, James Smithson, George Frederic Tavel, Louis Nicholas Vauquelin, and William Wavell all died in late 1828 or in 1829 and were remembered in Gilbert's address.

Corrections and annotations appear in graphite.

Subject: Natural Philosophy
Extent43p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8707Gilbert; Davies (1767-1839)1767-1839
NA2799Ash; Edward (c 1764 - 1829)c 1764 - 1829
NA3507Bell; Sir; Charles (1774 - 1842)1774 - 1842
NA7429Buchanan; Francis Hamilton (1762 - 1829)1762 - 1829
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); physicist1778 - 1829
NA5491Foster; John (1740 - 1828); Baron Oriel1740 - 1828
NA3411Hawkins; Sir; Christopher (1758 - 1829)1758 - 1829
NA5474Mitscherlich; Eilhard (1794 - 1863)1794 - 1863
NA5867Nares; Robert (1753 - 1829)1753 - 1829
NA3058Smithson; James (1765 - 1829)1765 - 1829
NA6101Tavel; George Frederic (c 1773 - 1829)c 1773 - 1829
NA5487Vauquelin; Louis Nicholas (1763 - 1829)1763 - 1829
NA6105Wavell; William (- 1829) - 1829
NA8298Wollaston; William Hyde (1766 - 1828); chemist, physicist and physiologist1766 - 1828
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
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