Reference numberEC/1822/25
Previous numbersCert VII, 95; A02546
TitleFranklin, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationCaptain John Franklin of the Royal Navy a gentleman well versed in various branches of Natural Philosophy & ardently desirous of pursuing those - Geographical & Hydrographical discoveries for which this Country, has been long celebrated and who has evinced his zeal for science by two expeditions to the North polar Regions, being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society we whose names are hereto subscribed do on our personal knowledge recommend him as deserving of that honor & likely to prove a valuable & useful member
ProposersWm H Wollaston; Dan Moore; Thos Colby; Charles Babbage; Henry Kater; James Horsburgh; Edw Troughton; Alex McLeay; Edward Forster; Joseph Sabine; [deliberately obscured]; Macclesfield; Frans Beaufort; W G Maton; J Deas Thomson; Edward Sabine; Benjamin Hobhouse; Benjn Hobhouse; J Pond; Robert Brown; Chas Konig; Henry Browne inkw
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Franklin, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7486Franklin; Sir; John (1786 - 1847)1786 - 1847
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