|Previous numbers||Cert I, 176|
|Title||Baker, Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society|
|Date||12 March 1741|
|Citation||Mr 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.
|Proposers||Hans Sloane; Cromll Mortimer; Alexr Stuart; Martin Folkes; John Machin; Jas Theobald|
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|NA6218||Baker; Henry (1698 - 1774); naturalist and poet||1698 - 1774|