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Reference numberEC/1775/25
Previous numbersCert III, 235; A03981
LevelItem
TitleKer, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationRobert Ker Esqr of Nassau Street, Soho, and Commander of a ship in the service of the East India Company, a gentleman well acquainted with astronomy, and who has practiced with great success the lunar method of finding the Longitude at sea in several voyages to and from the East Indies, being desirous of becoming a member of the Royal Society; We, whose names are underwritten, do recommend him, of our personal knowledge, as deserving that honor; and beleive he will prove a worthy and useful member
ProposersNevil Maskelyne; Ant Shepherd; Robert Melvill; Dan Solander; Will Roy
Access statusOpen
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Ker, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA2603Ker; Robert (fl 1776)fl 1776
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