Reference numberEC/1846/12
TitleKay, Joseph Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionPrinted certificate form not used
CitationLieutenant Joseph Henry Kay of the Royal Navy. A Gentleman well versed in the various branches of Nautical Astronomy and Terrestrial Magnetism being desirous of becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society,
We whose names are here unto subscribed do of our personal Knowledge recomend [sic] him as highly deserving of that Honor and likely to become a useful and valuable member.
Hobart town
Van Diemens Land
January 18-1845
ProposersE Eardley Wilmot; Everard Home; J E Bicheno; Chas J B Riddell; Jas Clark Ross; F Beaufort; Edward Sabine; H Lloyd; William Chadwell Mylne; W J Frodsham; J F W Herschel
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Kay, Joseph Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA4898Kay; Joseph Henry (1814 - 1875)1814 - 1875
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