|Title||Tennant, James Francis: certificate of election to the Royal Society|
|Citation||Late Astronomer at Madras, and formerly 1st Asst Great Trigonometrical Survey of India. - Conducted the Great Indus Series of Triangulations, under peculiar difficulties, with great success. Assisted at the measurement of the Karachi Base Line, - Took the Astronomical Observations at Karachi Observatory, and determined the Mean Sea Level, and other verificatory works connected with the Geodetical Operations at that place. |
Distinguished for his Mathematical acquirements, his knowledge of Astronomy and zeal for Science. Author of several papers in the Astronomical Society's Transactions, in the Asiatic Society & R Geographical Society.
|Proposers||From General Knowledge. Henry James; D T Ansted.|
From Personal Knowledge. Andrew Scott Waugh; I Todhunter; G B Airy; A R Clarke; C Piazzi Smyth; J Challis; J C Adams; A Cayley; Jon Cape; Warren De La Rue; B Stewart; E W Brayley; C Pritchard
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|NA6352||Tennant; James Francis (1829 - 1915)||1829 - 1915|