Reference numberEC/1771/06
TitleWalker, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionA second sheet of paper bears James Ferguson's signature, along with dates and notes regarding election
CitationThe Revd Mr George Walker of Yarmouth desiring to be admitted into the Royal Society, We whose names are here subjoined do recommend him to the choice of the members, thinking, from the personal knowledge we have of him, that he is deserving of that honour, especially on account of his skill in the Mathematical sciences, in several branches of which he has made some considerable improvements. A small specimen of his abilities in this way was presented to the society the last year, in the solution of a curious and useful astronomical problem
ProposersRichd Price; John Canton; B Franklin; Joseph Priestly; Edward King; James Ferguson
Extent2 sheets
Access statusOpen

Walker, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7182Walker; George (c 1734 - 1807)c 1734 - 1807
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