Reference numberEC/1862/04
TitleClarke, Alexander Ross: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCertificate for the Fellow's first election.
On reverse of certificate:
A Copy of the Principal Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey has been sent to the Royal Society - and copies of the other papers referred to are now forwarded. J E Portlock has signed the certificate twice
CitationThe Editor of Account of the Principal Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey, and of a paper "on the Reduction of occultations" in the Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society, of a paper "on Spheroidal Azimuths" in the same memoirs. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Mathematics. Eminent as a Mathematician and Military Engineer.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. J C Adams; J Challis; John Gould; Geo Everest; J E Portlock; E W Brayley; Andrew Scott Waugh; Charles Manby; Charles V Walker
From Personal Knowledge. G B Airy; Henry James; W Yolland; J E Portlock; J J Sylvester; J Glaisher
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
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Clarke, Alexander Ross: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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