Reference numberEC/1734/01
TitleWinthrop, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationJohn Winthorp of New England Esqr
Grandson of the Learned John Winthorp Esqr who was one of the first members of this Society, & who in conjunction with others did greatly contribute to the Obtaining Our Charter, to whom the Society in its early days was not only Indebted for various Ingenious communications, but their Musaeum Still contains many testimonies of his Generosity, especially of things relating to the Natural History of New England where he afterwards went to live; This Gentleman hath not been backward in following the Example of his GrandFather, having himself Sent over Several Curiosities to the Society, & intending to present many more as well as to become a constant Correspondent when he returns to America: Wherefore as he desires to become a member of this Society, as he is a person well Skill'd in Natural knowledge & particularly in Chemistry, We Whose names are under Written do recommend him as a person likely to be a very usefull Member to this Society
ProposersHans Sloane; Alexr Stuart; Robt Nesbitt; Cromwell Mortimer
Access statusOpen

Winthrop, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society

Winthrop, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6787Winthrop; John (1681 - 1747)1681 - 1747
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