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Reference numberEC/1775/27
LevelItem
TitleCook, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationCaptain James Cook of Mile-end, a gentleman skilfull in astronomy, and the succesful conductor of two important voyages for the discovery of unknown countries, by which geography and natural history have been greatly advantaged and improved, being desirous of the honour of becoming a member of this Society, we whose names are underwritten, do, from our personal knowledge testify, that we believe him deserving of such honour, and that he will become a worthy and useful member
ProposersJos Banks; Dan Solander; Mulgrave; Seaforth; C Blagden; C Morton; H Cavendish; J Cuthbert; John Hunter; James Burrow; J Lloyd; N Maskelyne; Ant Shepherd; Matt Raper; S Horsley; John Reinhold Forster; Jno Campbell; James Stuart; Daniel Wray; Php Stephens; Jno Ibbetson; Alex Aubert; Robert Mylne; Edward Poore; Mat Duane; Ant Shepherd
Access statusOpen
Related materialB&W negative, Box N101
Related records in the catalogueIM/000939
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Cook, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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CodeNameDates
NA8183Cook; James (1728 - 1779)1728 - 1779
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