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Reference numberEC/1838/17
Previous numbersCert VIII, 245; A03827
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TitleJervis, Thomas Best: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationCaptain Thomas Best Jervis of the East India Company's Engineers Author of an essay on the "Primitive Universal Standard" long engaged in the Trigonometrical Survey of India & now appointed to succeed to the Surveyor Generalship of India Being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society, We the undersigned do of our personal knowledge recommend him as deserving of that honor & likely to prove an useful & valuable member
ProposersF Beaufort; Edward Sabine; W Whewell; Jas Clark Ross; Ed J Johnson; Thos Horsfield; H H Wilson
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Jervis, Thomas Best: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6251Jervis; Thomas Best (1794 - 1857)1794 - 1857
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