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Reference numberEC/1791/04
Previous numbersCert V, 158; A02557
LevelItem
TitleFraser, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationCaptain William Fraser of Queens Square eminently skilled in the practice of Navigation, and one of the first who determind the Longitude at Sea by the Lunar Observations, being desirous of the Honor of becoming a Member of the Rl Society, we whose names are underwritten do from our personal knowledge recommend him, as deserving of that Honor, and likely to prove a usefull & valuable Member
ProposersNevil Maskelyne; Alexr Aubert; John Hunter; J Ramsden; Wm Marsden; Everard Home; Henry C Englefield; Jno Ibbetson; Mattw Raper
Access statusOpen
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Fraser, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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CodeNameDates
NA2782Fraser; Sir; William (- 1818) - 1818
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