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Reference numberEC/1847/16
Previous numbersCert IX, 203; A57235
LevelItem
TitleFarey, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCertificate relates to unsuccessful candidature
CitationThe Author of Several detached articles, and numerous drawings in Rees' Cyclopaedia, Brewster's Encyclopaedia, and Napier's Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica; The drawings for the publication of Smeaton's Reports. 1806 to 1820. A Treatise on the Steam Engine 1827. The Inventor or Improver of The Elliptograph for describing ellipses and dividing their circumferences, for perspective, drawing and engraving. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Mechanics in all its various branches. Eminent as a Consulting Engineer, in matters relating to the applications of science to practical purposes
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. Bryan Donkin; Fred Pollock; John Rennie; Joseph Miller; William Chadwell Mylne; John Taylor; Joshua Field; William Brockedon; Andrew Ure; W Apton; W Cubitt; Philip Hardwick; Willm Buckland; Jas M Rendel; T S Brandreth; [?]; Geo Lowe
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Farey, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7668Farey; John (1791 - 1851)1791 - 1851
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