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Authorised form of nameGuthrie; Matthew (- 1807)
SurnameGuthrie
ForenamesMatthew
Dates - 1807
Dates and placesDeath:
07 August 1807
ActivityCareer:
Physician to the Imperial Corps of Noble Cadets (from 1784); experimented on the freezing of mercury (1784); ennobled by the Tzar
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/04/1782
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
References:
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 1. 1731-1847' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 307-332
Royal Society codeNA1806
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1782/02Guthrie, Matthew: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/5/17Experiments made with a view to determine the point of Congelation of Purified Mercury and whether it freezes with a less degree of cold in proportion to its impurity 1786
L&P/7/256Letter, 'Education of female nobility in Russia' from Mathew Guthrie to John Howard 12 October 1781
L&P/7/38Paper, 'On the antiseptic regimen of the natives of Russia' by Mathew Guthrie1778
L&P/8/68Letter, 'Of the congelation of quicksilver at St Petersburg 23 January 1783' from Mathew Guthrie to Richard Kirwin23 January 1784
L&P/7/93Letter, 'Of the plan to recover people in Russia apprently deprived of life by the burning of charcoal' from Mathew Guthrie to Joseph Priestley12 October 1778
L&P/10/120Letter, 'New volcano on the island of Taman, in the Cimmerian Bosphorus' from Mathew Guthrie to unknown recipient28 January 1795
MM/7/60Copy of letter from Matthew Guthrie, 'Instruction for the Geographical and Astronomical Voyage of Joseph Billings'25 June 1787
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