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Authorised form of nameTwiss; Richard (1747 - 1821)
SurnameTwiss
ForenamesRichard
Dates1747 - 1821
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Rotterdam (26 April 1747)
Death:
Somers Town, London (05 March 1821)
ActivityCareer:
Travelled on the Contintent, before returning to England (1770); published "Travels through Portugal and Spain" after visiting those countries (1772 and 1773); travelled in Ireland (1775); experimented with making paper from straw
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/06/1774
RelationshipsSon of an English merchant
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Notes:
Withdrew from the RS 1794.
Royal Society codeNA1567
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/004686Twiss, Richardnd
EC/1774/17Twiss, Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/391/162Bond of Richard Twiss to the Treasurer of the Royal Society16 June 1774
L&P/6/74Paper, 'Of a snake stone' by Richard Twiss12 May 1774
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