|Previous numbers||Cert X, 302|
|Title||Mallet, John William: certificate of election to the Royal Society|
|Citation||AB. First Moderator in physics and Gold medallist (Trin Coll Dubl). PhD (Gott) MD & LLD causa honoris - FCS (Lond). Formerly Prof' Chem' Univer' & to Med' Coll' & to State Geol' Survey of Alabama. Edit' of that Survey. Studied under Wohler. Joint author with his father R Mallet of Britt' [sic] Ass' Earthquake Catalogue & seismic map of the world. Author of a work of chemical & other conditions of cultivation of Cotton (Lond pub 1862), Author of numerous papers on chemical & physical subjects in Trans' or Proc' Roy Soc Lond', - Roy Irish Acad - Geol Soc Ireland - Reports Brit Ass - Amer Soc Adv Sci - Rammelsbergs Handwort d Chem u phar - Phil' Mag' - Chem News - & in Amer' Jour' Sci - Amongst which may be noted "Examin' of gases occluded in meteoric iron from Augusta, US "On the minerals of the Auriferous district of Wicklow" On tellur-ethyl as an organic radical" On crystallization of platinum from fusion" On the poison of daturine" - Discoverer of "Fichtelite" in recent pine timber, and of a new fossil resin "Seleretinite" - "On redetermination of atomic weight of lithium - |
The first who succeeded in fusing into a solid mass metallic arsenic under pressure of its own vapour - Author of numerous memoirs on mineralogical chemistry and analyses of minerals and other bodies - Distinguished as a Chemical and physical experimenter - Eminent as an original investigator and successful lecturer on theoretic and applied chemistry.
|Proposers||From General Knowledge. William Crookes; A W Hofmann; Josh Prestwich; H Lloyd DD; Edward Hull; Geo Salmon DD; Robert Stawell Ball.|
From Personal Knowledge. James Apjohn MD; Wm Odling; T R Robinson DD; Saml Haughton Clk MD; Robert Mallet; Richard Townsend; Warington W Smyth; Thomas Oldham LLD; Robert H Scott; John Tyndall; J H Gladstone; E Frankland; Robert Hunt; E W Cooke; N S Maskelyne
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|NA6467||Mallet; John William (1832 - 1912)||1832 - 1912|