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Reference numberEC/1889/15
Previous numbersCert XI, 170
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TitleTodd, Sir Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationHe has executed important astronomical observations extending over 38 years including Transit of Venus, Jupiter's Satellites &c Determination of Australian Longitudes, &c.
He has conducted Meteorological Observations in South Australia extending over 30 years. He has written a Treatise on the Meteorology of South Australia, and other works.
He has contributed papers to the Royal Society of South Australia and was responsible for the erection of the Telegraph line across the interior of Australia from Adelaide to Port Darwin 2000 miles in length and to Western Australia 1000 miles in length
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: Percival Frost; W H Besant
From Personal Knowledge: W H M Christie; W H Preece; J C Adams; J W L Glaisher; D E Hughes; W Grylls Adams; Robert H Scott; J F Tennant; Henry Barkly; George Harley; E Dunkin; G J Symons
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Todd, Sir Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8291Todd; Sir; Charles (1826 - 1910)1826 - 1910
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