Record

Reference numberEC/1834/01
LevelItem
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
Access statusOpen
Image

Chesney, Francis Rawdon: certificate of election to the Royal Society

Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7496Chesney; Francis Rawdon (1789 - 1872)1789 - 1872
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView