Reference numberEC/1869/15
TitleRobinson, Sir Robert Spencer: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationRobert Spencer Robinson. In 1839 published the "Nautical Steam Engine" used for several years as a Textbook for instruction at the Royal Naval College.
Has been for some years connected with Naval Architecture and Engineering both in theory and practice & under circumstances when both these branches of Science presented very great difficulties in their application.
A diligent student of all mechanical scientific geographical & geological works.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. Wm Fairbairn; Joseph Whitworth; J C D Hay; W Bovill; Geo Henry Richards; Henry Holland; F Crace Calvert; Wm Bovill; John Percy; William Pole; W G Armstrong; G B Airy; C Wheatstone; Rod I Murchison; Fredk Jno Evans; Charles Manby; T Spratt
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Robinson, Sir Robert Spencer: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6351Robinson; Sir; Robert Spencer (1809 - 1889)1809 - 1889
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