Reference numberEC/1874/16
Previous numbersCert X, 244
TitleWilson, Sir Charles William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationCharles William Wilson.
A practical astronomer and geographer, and distinguished for his literary and archaeological attainments. Was engaged on the survey of the Oregon Boundary from the Pacific to the Rocky Mountains, Was in charge of the Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem, and the exploratory surveys in Palestine, and during the last year was in charge of the Ordnance Survey of Sinai.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Charles Vignoles; A Strange; John Tyndall.
From Personal Knowledge. Henry James; A R Clarke; Jas Fergusson; J T Boileau; P L Sclater; Jos D Hooker; J H Lefroy; J R Martin; J Cameron; Wm S W Vaux; T Graham Balfour; Geo Henry Richards
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Wilson, Sir Charles William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6439Wilson; Sir; Charles William (1836 - 1905)1836 - 1905
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