Reference numberEC/1857/12
Previous numbersCert IX, 397; A56870
TitleSmyth, Charles Piazzi: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe author of several volumes of the Edinburgh Astronomical Observations; and of various papers in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Astronomical Society of London, &c. The Inventor or Improver of several instruments in Navigation, Surveying & Practical Astronomy, as shown in recent publications. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Practical Mathematics and instrumental knowledge. Eminent as a promoter of various branches of abstract & applied science, and as having performed a scientific journey to the Peak of Teneriffe in the year 1856.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Chas Brooke.
From Personal Knowledge. J F W Herchel; M J Johnson; Robt FitzRoy; G B Airy; Baden Powell; Archibald Smith; Wm H Fitton; T M Brisbane; C W Pasley; E W Brayley; F Beaufort; Charles Babbage; Thos Mayo; Cha Lyell; Joseph Toynbee; Robert Hunt; Andw C Ramsay; Charles May; Leonard Horner; Thomas Webster
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Smyth, Charles Piazzi: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA3757Smyth; Charles Piazzi (1819 - 1900)1819 - 1900
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