Reference numberEC/1856/14
Previous numbersCert IX, 382; A56931
TitleSmith, Archibald: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationArchibald Smith Esq. The author of a paper on the Investigation of the Equation to Fresnels Wave Surface, in the Camb Phil Trans vol VI, and of various papers in the Cambridge Math Journal; and of Instructions for the Computation of a table for the Deviations of Ships Compasses; published by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the sciences of Mathematics and Physics.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Baden Powell; Chas Brooke; Charles Babbage
From Personal Knowledge. George Peacock; G B Airy; W Whewell; Adam Sedgwick; W Hopkins; W H Miller; J C Adams; Tho Graham; Thomas Webster; F Beaufort; Jas Smith; Jos D Hooker; H Bence Jones; Jas C Ross; William Thomson; Charles Babbage
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Smith, Archibald: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1486Smith; Archibald (1813 - 1872)1813 - 1872
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