Reference numberEC/1837/23
TitleHopkins, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationMr William Hopkins MA, of St Peter's College Cambridge, a gentleman profoundly versed in mathematics & many branches of Physical Science & the author of papers of great merit & originality on Physical Geology, the mathematical Theory of sound & other subjects in the Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society & elsewhere, being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society, we whose names are underwritten, do certify, of our personal Knowledge, that he is worthy of that honour & likely to prove a useful & valuable member
ProposersGeorge Peacock; Adam Sedgwick; J Cumming; Richard Sheepshanks; Wm Clark; Robert Willis; W H Smyth; John Taylor; George Budd; W D Conybeare; James D Forbes; Rod I Murchison; John Phillips
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Hopkins, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6316Hopkins; William (1793 - 1866)1793 - 1866
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