# Record

Reference number | EC/1898/17 |

Previous numbers | Cert XII, 75, Cert XII 76 |

Level | Item |

Title | Taylor, Henry Martyn: certificate of election to the Royal Society |

Description | Qualifications listed on a separate sheet of paper |

Citation | Barrister-at-Law. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Ex-Tutor of Trinity College, Cambridge. Third Wrangler and Second Smith's Prizeman in 1865. Author of papers in the Mathematical Messenger, as follows: - Vol iii, p 189, Geometrical Explanation of the Equations for the Longitude of the Node and the Inclination of the Orbit'; vol v, p 1, 1876, 'On the Generation of Developable Surface through Two given Curves'; vol vii, p 22, 1877, 'On Certain Series in Trigonometry'; vol vii, p 145, 1877, 'On the Porism of the Ring of Circles touching Two Circles'; vol xi, p 177, 'On a Six-point Circle connected with a Triangle'; vol xiii, p 145, 'On a Cubic Surface'; vol xvi, p 39, 'On a Geometrical Interpretation of the Algebraical Expression which, equated to Zero, represents a Curve or a Surface'; vol xvi, p 143, 'Extension of an Inversion Property.' In the Proceedings, London Mathematical Society: - Vol v, p 105, 1874, 'Inversion, with Special Reference to the Inversion of an Anchor Ring or Torus'; vol xiii, p 102, 'A Geometrical Theorem concerning the Division of a 'p-gons' (wiht R C Rowe); vol xv, p 122, 'The Relations of the Intersections of a Circle with a Triangle'; vol xx, p 422, a Geometrical note 'On the Developable Surface through Two Coics Inscribed (or Escribed) in Two of the Faces of a Tetrahedron.' In the Quarterly Journal of Mathematics: - Vol xxiv, p 55, 'On the Centre of an Algebrical Curve'; vol xxvi, p 148, 'Orthogonal Conics'; vol xxvi, p 214, 'Orthogonal Quadrics.' In the Philosophical Magazine: - Vol 1, p 221, 1876, 'On the Relative Values of the Pieces in Chess.' Philosophical Transactions, vol clxxxv, pp 37-69, 1894, 'On a Special Form of the General Equation of a Cubic Surface'; and 'On a Diagram representing the Twenty-seven Lines on the Surface.' Writer of the article on Geometrical Conics in the last-edition of Encyclopedia Britannica. Editor of 'Elements of Euclid' for the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press. Author of two treatises - 'On Great-circle Sailing'; 'On a Method by which a Steamer's Lights might Shew her Course.' |

Proposers | P Frost; W D Niven; Rayleigh; N M Ferrers; William H White; W H Besant; J J Thomson; A R Forsyth; E J Routh; H Lamb; E W Hobson; J F Moulton; Robert S Ball; J W L Glaisher; G H Darwin; J Hopkinson; R T Glazebrook; C Chree |

Extent | 2 sheets |

Access status | Open |

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Fellows associated with this archive

Code | Name | Dates |

NA6261 | Taylor; Henry Martyn (1842 - 1927) | 1842 - 1927 |

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