Reference numberEC/1813/05
TitleHerschel, Sir John Frederick William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationJohn Frederick William Herschel of St John's College Cambridge BA a Gentleman well versed in various branches of the Mathematics (Senior Wrangler at the late Commencement) and author of a paper lately read at the Society on a remarkable application of Cotes' Theorem, bieng desirous of becoming a member of the Royal Society We whose Names are hereunto subscribed, do on our personal knowledge recommend him as deservig of that honour, & likely to become a valuable & useful member
ProposersMorton; T B Howell; Geo Tho Staunton; S Groombridge; Wm Herschel; G W Jordon; J Rennell; S Vince; J Planta; Wm Watson; James Watt
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Herschel, Sir John Frederick William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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