Reference numberEC/1824/07
Previous numbersCert VII, 126; A01046
TitleBurnett, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCertificate relates to unsuccessful first candidature. Note on certificate: 'Ballotted for 13 May 1824. Affirmatives - 49, Negatives - 25'.
CitationWilliam Burnett MD of 43 Welbeck Street a Medical Commissioner of the Navy, and who is a Gentleman well versed in various branches of Science, being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society, We whose Names are hereunto subscribed, do on our personal knowledge recommend hm as deserving that honour, and likely to prove a valuable and useful Member
ProposersG Clerk; John Barrow; R W Hay; John A Paris; J McGrigor; W Parry; Nejamin Hobhouse; Charles Parr Burney; Frans Beaufort; J Sewell
Access statusOpen
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Burnett, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7556Burnett; Sir; William (1779 - 1861)1779 - 1861
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