Reference numberEC/1876/19
TitleThorpe, Sir Thomas Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThomas Edward Thorpe.
Author of numerous Chemical Investigations published in the Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society, & in the Journal of the Chemical Society; - amongst others On the action of Bromine on Ethyl-Benzol (Proc R Soc 1869) On a method of estimating Nitric, Chloric, & Iodic Acids (Chem Soc Journ 1873). On the Amount of Carbonic acid contained in Sea-air, & in the air of tropical Brazil (Chem S Journ 1867). On the relation between the Sun's altitude & the Chemical action of total daylight in a cloudless sky (Experiments made at Lisbon) and on the measurement of the Chemical intensity during the Total Solar Eclipse of Dec 22, 1870 (Experiments made at Catania) (Phil Trans: 1870-71 in conjunction with H E Roscoe.) On the combined action of pressure & heat on the Paraffins (in conjunction with J Young Proc Roy Soc 1871.) On Ethyl-Benzoic Acid (in conjunction with Kekule. Chem Soc Journ 1869). Author of a manual of Quantitative Chemical Analysis (Longmans) & of a Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry (Collins). Distinguished as a Chemist.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Allen Thomson; W C Williamson; W Boyd Dawkins.
From Personal Knowledge. Henry E Roscoe; C Schorlemmer; R Angus Smith; William Thomson; John Stenhouse; E Frankland; W J Russell; J Norman Lockyer; W H Perkin; B Stewart; Henry Watts; William Odling; R B Clifton; B C Brodie
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Thorpe, Sir Thomas Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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