Record

Reference numberMS/391/99
LevelItem
TitleBond of Matthew Stewart to the Treasurer of the Royal Society
Date10 January 1765
DescriptionForm of bond for the payment of fifty-two shillings annually to the Royal Society in four quarterly instalments, as a Fellowship subscription. Commencing: 'I, Matthew Stewart D.D., Professor of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh, do grant and agree...'. Signed by Matthew Stewart. Sealed and delivered in the presence of William Mason and Alexander Mason, with an embossed seal for two shillings and sixpence. Matthew Stewart's appended seal impression is a profile of Sir Isaac Newton, with a comet.

Inscribed by Emanuel Mendes da Costa; 'NB this Bond was sent by the Post to Edinburgh and was signed there, and transmitted to me again by the Post'. Endorsed verso.
Extent2p.
FormatManuscript and printed
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5285Stewart; Matthew (1717 - 1785)1717 - 1785
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