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Reference numberEC/1866/10
Previous numbersCert X, 94
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TitlePratt, John Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAuthor of a Treatise on the "Mathematical Principles of Mechanical Philosophy"; author of five Papers, printed in the Transactions of the Royal Society, on the effects of the local attractions of land and ocean on the direction of the plumb-line in the Trigonometrical Survey of India, and that of Great Britain; also of other contributions to physical science. Eminent as a mathematician, and as a promoter of the application of mathematics to Natural Philosophy.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. A Cayley; W Spottiswoode; Henry Rawlinson; W H Sykes; J J Sylvester; C Holland; John Bowring; John Tyndall; James Booth; Chas Brooke; B Stewart.
From Personal Knowledge. J Challis; W Whewell; E Guest; R Willis; Andrew Scott Waugh; G B Airy; J C Adams; J R Martin; E W Brayley; J B Reade; R Strachey; A Strange
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Pratt, John Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8010Pratt; John Henry (1809 - 1871)1809 - 1871
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