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Reference numberEC/1875/28
Previous numbersCert X, 271
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TitleNewall, Robert Stirling: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationInventor of various processes connected with wire rope, submarine cables & cable-laying apparatus. The possessor of the largest refracting telescope now in existence the successful completion of which at Mr Newalls risk and expense has solved an important question regarding the future of instrumental astronomy & will doubtless enlarge the boundaries of knowledge. Attached to Science & anxious to promote its progress.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. W H L Russell.
From Personal Knowledge. G B Airy; J C Adams; William Huggins; Wm Lassell; Warren De La Rue; Charles Pritchard; Isaac Fletcher; A Strange; Charles V Walker; Thomas Webster; Warington W Smyth; E W Cooke; B Stewart; Arch Geikie; J Norman Lockyer; E W Cooke; Thos Sopwith; Robert Hunt; H B Tristram
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Newall, Robert Stirling: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA5504Newall; Robert Stirling (1812 - 1889)1812 - 1889
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