Reference numberEC/1862/14
TitleTennent, Sir James Emerson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe Discovery of facts in Natural History - especially respecting Elephants and Fishes in Ceylon. The Author of works on Design, and Registration of Designs; & Christianity in Ceylon - and an elaborate Work in two volumes (8vo) on Ceylon; the present method of registering Designs. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Natural History - generally. Eminent as a useful Member of Parliament and distinguished Colonial Administrator - previous to being the Joint Secretary at the Board of Trade - as well as in general literary pursuits.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Beriah Botfield; Andrew Scott Waugh; H Bence Jones; A B Granville; E W Brayley; Robert Patterson; James Clark; J R Martin; Percival N Johnson; John Lee LLD; Rob Wight MD, FLS.
From Personal Knowledge. Richard Owen; Richd Westmacott MA; Jas C Ross; Enniskillen; John Gould; Rob FitzRoy; John Tyndall; M Faraday; John Edward Gray; J P Gassiot; John Percy; Robert HudsonWarren De la Rue; J Hodgson; Douglas Galton; William Cureton; Thomas Webster; J O McWilliam; W H C Plowden; Charles Manby; W Bowman
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Tennent, Sir James Emerson: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1670Tennent; Sir; James Emerson (1804 - 1869)1804 - 1869
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