Reference numberEC/1853/17
TitleBelcher, Sir Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCertificate relates to unsuccessful second candidature
CitationThe Author of an excellent work on Marine Surveying, and of two voyages in the Pacific Ocean and China Sea, containing not only much general knformation but many valuable contributions in every branch of Natural History. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Nautical Astronomy & Hydrography. Eminent as a Scientific Navigator, and now employed in exploring the Arctic Seas in search of Sir J Franklin's ships, a Service which can only be achieved by the genius and resources which he possesses
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Daniel Sharpe; G B Airy.
From Personal Knowledge. F Beaufort; W H Smyth; F W Beechey; Rod I Murchison; John Barrow; John Barrow; John Phillips; T J Pettigrew; W R Grove
Access statusOpen
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Belcher, Sir Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7687Belcher; Sir; Edward (1799 - 1877)1799 - 1877
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