Reference numberMS/391/244
TitlePower of deputy, issued by Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society, to Samuel Goodenough
Date26 April 1809
DescriptionAuthorising Samuel Goodenough to act on behalf of Sir Joseph Banks, 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 the Right Honourable Sir Joseph Banks, Bart., K.B., at this time President of the Royal Society, by virtue of the Powers and Authorities aforesaid, do by these presents nominate and appoint Samual Goodenough, Lord Bishop of Carlisle, being one of the present Council of the said Royal Society, my Deputy in the said Office of President...'

Signed 'Jos: Banks'. Sealed and delivered in the presence of George Gilpin. With an embossed stamp for one pound.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7277Goodenough; Samuel (1743 - 1827); Bishop of Carlisle1743 - 1827
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