Reference numberMS/391/158
TitlePower of deputy, issued by Sir John Pringle, President of the Royal Society, to William Watson
Date30 December 1773
DescriptionAuthorising William Watson, to act on behalf of Sir John Pringle, 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 Sir John Pringle Bart., at this time President of the Royal Society, by virtue of the Powers and Authorities aforesaid, do by these presents nominate and appoint William Watson M.D., being one of the present Council of the said Royal Society, my Deputy in the said Office of President...'

Signed 'John Pringle' and sealed by him. Sealed and delivered in the presence of John Robertson. With an embossed stamp for two shillings and sixpence.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7588Watson; Sir; William (1715 - 1787)1715 - 1787
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