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Reference numberEC/1910/10
Previous numbersCert XII, 313
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TitleHewitt, John Theodore: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Chemistry, East London College (London University). Distinguished as a steadfast and original worker on account of his numerous contributions to our knowledge of the laws of chemical substitution and of the relation of colour to structure. Author of papers published chiefly in the Transactions of Chemical Society during the period 1891 to the present time. A list of over fifty of his papers is attached. Of these, the following may be mentioned: - 'Chlorinated Phenylhydrazines' (1891); 'The Three Chlorobenzeneazosalicylic Acids' (1893); 'Bromination of Benzeneazophenol' (1900); 'Bromination of Oxyazo-compounds and its Bearing on their Constitution' (1901); 'Colour and Constitution of Azo-compounds' (1907); 'Condensation of Chloral with Resorcinol' (1896); 'Relation between the Constitution and Fluorescence of some Substances' (1900 - a number of papers on this subject have appeared since). These are mentioned as illustrations of the character of the subjects dealt with by Dr Hewitt. His contributions have been of great value from a theoretical point of view.
ProposersH E Armstrong; G D Liveing; William A Tilden; W H Perkin; R Meldola; William Ramsay; M O Forster; H J H Fenton; W P Wynne; H T Brown; C H Lees; T H Tizard
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Hewitt, John Theodore: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1766Hewitt; John Theodore (1868 - 1954)1868 - 1954
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