Reference numberMS/391/134
TitlePower of deputy, issued by James West, President of the Royal Society, to Sir John Pringle
Date11 January 1770
DescriptionAuthorising Sir John Pringle, to act on behalf of James West, as a Vice-President of the Royal Society.

Commencing: 'Whereas His late Majesty King Charles the Second, by His Letters Patent...' and continuing 'Now I James West Esquire, at this time President of the Royal Society, by virtue of the Powers and Authorities aforesaid, do by these presents nominate and appoint Sir John Pringle Bart., being one of the present Council of the said Royal Society, my Deputy in the said office of President...'

Signed 'J. West President.' and sealed by him. Sealed and delivered in the presence of John Robertson. Seal and signature torn, the wax seal missing. With an embossed stamp for two shillings and sixpence.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6809Pringle; Sir; John (1707 - 1782)1707 - 1782
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