Reference numberEC/1766/12
TitlePriestley, Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionOn reverse of certificate: 'Certificate'
CitationJoseph Priestley of Warrington, Doctor of laws, Author of a chart of Biography, & Several other valuable works, a gentleman of great merit & learning, & very well versed in mathematical & philosophical enquiries, being desirous of offering himself as a candidate for election into this Society, is recomended by us on our personal knowledge, as highly deserving that honour; & we believe that he will, if elected, be a usefull & valuable member
ProposersW Watson; B Franklin; John Canton; Sam Chandler; Richd Price; James Burrow; Cha Morton
Access statusOpen

Priestley, Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8274Priestley; Joseph (1733 - 1804)1733 - 1804
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