Reference numberEC/1740/27
Previous numbersCert I, 176
TitleBaker, Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
Date12 March 1741
CitationMr Henry Baker of St Marys le Strand Westminster
A Gentleman well versed in Mathematicks and Natural knowledge, particularly eminent for his great Skill and happy Success in teaching persons born deaf & consequently Dumb to Speak (having improved upon that great Invention of the late famous Dr Wallis) Author of a very beautifull Poem called the Universe, with many Curious Notes regarding Natural History, and one who hath communicated Some usefull papers to the Royal Society, being desirous to become a Member of the Same, is recommended by us as a Candidate well deserving that honour.
ProposersHans Sloane; Cromll Mortimer; Alexr Stuart; Martin Folkes; John Machin; Jas Theobald
Access statusOpen

Baker, Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6218Baker; Henry (1698 - 1774); naturalist and poet1698 - 1774
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