Reference numberEC/1785/10
TitleWatt, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionRichard Price has signed the certificate twice, but one occurrence is crossed out.
CitationJames Watt Esqr of Birmingham, inventor of the new Steam engine, and author of a valuable paper in the last volume of Philosophical Transactions, being desirous of becoming a fellow of the Royal Society, we whose names are hereunto subscribed do, from our personal knowledge, recommend him, as likely be an useful member
ProposersJ Smeaton; Joseph Priestley; H Cavendish; C Blagden; Rd Kirwan; John Hunter; John Frere; John Whitehurst; Jos Wedgwood; Will Russell; Richd Price; Wm Watson Junr; A Dalrymple; G Shuckburgh; W Seward; Alexr Aubert; Robert Mylne
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Watt, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8295Watt; James (1736 - 1819)1736 - 1819
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