Reference numberEC/1786/19
Previous numbersCert V, 52; A04519
TitleMacbean, Forbes: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationForbes Macbean Esq
Colonel in the Royal Regiment of Artillery, at Woolwich
A Gentleman of experienced, and approved knowlege [sic] in every Branch of Military Science, and fully acquainted with Classical and polite Literature; being desirous of Admission into the Royal Society, We whose names are hereunto subscribed, from our personal knowlege [sic] of Colonel Macbean, and of his great Merit do recommend Him to the Society as a proper and thoroughly qualified person to become an useful Member
ProposersRichmond; Thos Hyde Page; Will Roy; D P Layard; Robert Melvill; Cha Rainsford
Access statusOpen

Macbean, Forbes: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6552Macbean; Forbes (1725 - 1800)1725 - 1800
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