Reference numberEC/1809/13
TitleTroughton, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationMr Edward Troughton, of Fleet Street, Mathematical Instrument Maker, being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society; We, whose names are underwritten, do, from our personal knowledge of him, or the perusal of his paper on the division of astronomical circles, contained in the Volume of this year, and for which he was lately honoured with the Medal of Sir Godfrey Copley's donation, recommend him as deserving the honor he sollicits, and likely to prove a worthy and useful member
ProposersNevil Maskelyne; Samuel Vince; W Lax; Stephen Lee; John Rennie; John Pond; Jas Horsburgh; Jos de Mendoza Rios; Wm Herschel; J Whidbey; E Roberts; Robert Mylne; Thomas Harrison; R Woodhouse; J Huddart
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Troughton, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7854Troughton; Edward (1753 - 1835)1753 - 1835
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