Reference numberEC/1834/01
TitleChesney, Francis Rawdon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationCaptain Chesney, of the Royal Artillery a Gentleman well versed in general Sciences and Literature, and who has lately made a survey of the River Euphrates from Bir to Bassora with a view to the Introduction of Steam Navigation thereon, and this to facilitate the communication with India, being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society, we the undersigned do from our personal knowledge recommend Him as highly deserving of that honour and likely to become a valuable and useful member of the Society
ProposersRobert Harry Inglis; Thos Hardwicke; Davies Gilbert; Charles Daubeny; Thos F Colby; Henry Hallam; George Rennie; W Smith; Peter Barlow; Ralph Watson; Charles Parr Burney; [James] Horsburgh
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Chesney, Francis Rawdon: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7496Chesney; Francis Rawdon (1789 - 1872)1789 - 1872
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