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Reference numberEC/1767/30
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TitleSage, Georges Louis Le: certificate of election to the Royal Society
Date15 January 1766
DescriptionCertificate relates to unsuccessful first candidature. Second citation and list of proposers on reverse of certificate. Note on reverse of certificate: 'The three candidates being reduced to two Mr Le Sage was left out. 2d June 1768'
CitationNous avons l'honneur de presenter a la Societe Royale Monsieur George Louis Le Sage, de Geneve, Correspondant de l'Academie Royale des Sciences de Paris, qui par l'etendue de ses Connoissances en Mathematiques, en Physique et en Philosophie nous a paru propre a faire un digne Membre de la Societe & a etre Associe a ses nobles travaux. Il a donne des preuves publiques de son habilete dans une Scavante Dissertation sur les Affinites Chymiques, qui a ete couronnee par l'Academie de Rouen, qui nous a paru pleine de Genie, et aussi recommandable par l'excellente Analyse qui y brille, que par les Recherches interessantes et les vues profondes qu'elle renferme. Il seroit au comble de ses voeux, s'il avoit le bonheur de meriter les sufrages de l'Illustre Compagnie a laquelle nous osons le recommander, et il le regarderoit comme le plus puissant encouragement d'un travail, qu'il seroit tres empresse a Lui consacrer, comme une foible marque de son respect & de son devouement
Geneva, Janry 15th 1766
Being very intimately acquainted with Monsieur Le Sage recommended to the Royal Society on the other side of this Paper by the Fellows who belong to this City, I think it my duty to confirm the truth of what is said of him by so much better Judges, with whom I entirely agree in thinking that he will prove a very useful and valuable Member of the Society in case he shall be so happy as to be elected
ProposersBonnet FRS; Tronchin FRS; A Trembley FRS
Stanhope; Cha L'Epinasse; M Maty; J Turton
Physical descriptionSeal on front of certificate
Access statusOpen
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Sage, Georges Louis Le: certificate of election to the Royal Society

Sage, Georges Louis Le: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7298Sage; George Louis Le (1724 - 1803)1724 - 1803
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