Reference numberEC/1839/24
Previous numbersCert VIII, 288; A56575
TitleSylvester, James Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationJames Joseph Sylvester Esquire, Professor of Natural Philosophy & Astronomy in University College, London, author of several papers on Physical & Mathematical subjects, a gentleman devoted to scientific pursuits, being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society, we whose names are under written do of our own personal knowledge recommend him as deserving of that honor, and as likely to become a valauble & useful member
ProposersTho Graham; Robert E Grant; C Wheatstone; Tho Galloway; J F W Herschel; Isaac L Goldsmid; T S Davis; B Powell; J Lee; James Copland; Herbert Mayo; J Bostock
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Sylvester, James Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA2893Sylvester; James Joseph (1814 - 1897)1814 - 1897
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