Reference numberEC/1791/16
Previous numbersCert V, 170; A00971
TitleBruce, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationJohn Bruce Esqr Professor of Philosophy in the University, & member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a Gentleman well versed in Polite Literature, & in various branches of Natural knowledge, & author of the Elements of Ethics on the principles of Natural philosophy, being desirous of the honour of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society, we the underwritten, from our personal knowledge, recommend him as highly deserving of that honour, & as likely to become a useful & valuable member
ProposersJohn Sinclair; Jas Carmichael Smyth; C F Greville; Maxwell Garthshore; And Kippis; J Murray; Everard Home; George Staunton; Matthew Baillie; James Robertson; John Gillies; J Topham; H Beaufoy; J Rennell; F Russell; G Fordyce
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Bruce, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA2941Bruce; John (1745 - 1826)1745 - 1826
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