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Authorised form of nameElliot; Charles Morgan (1815 - 1852)
Dates1815 - 1852
Date of birth27 April 1815
Date of death04 August 1852
OccupationSoldier
ActivityCareer:
Captain, Madras Engineers. Director of the Observatory at Singapore. Conducted a magnetic survey of the islands in the Eastern Archipelago of the Indian Ocean including Java and Borneo (1846-1849), employed by the East India Company
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/06/1851
Age at election36
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1850-1854 vol 6 pp 251-252
Royal Society codeNA2915
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1851/06Elliot, Charles Morgan: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MA/338Meteorological observations of wind speed at Singapore, Asia by Charles Morgan Elliot FRS1841-1845
MS/426/88Copy letter from Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] President of the Royal Society; to the Chairman of the Court of Directors [of the East India Company]2 May 1844
MS/426/454Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq15 January 1852
MC/4/296Letter from Sir [John Frederick William] Herschel, Collingwood, to Colonel [Edward] Sabine, [Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society]1 November 1849
PT/41/1/3Plate, locations of magnetic instruments within observatory tent in Batavia by Charles Morgan Elliot[1851]
PT/43/9Paper, 'On the lunar atmospheric tide at Singapore' by Captain C M [Charles Morgan] Elliot[1851]
RR/2/65Referee's report by William Whewell, on a paper 'On the lunar atmospheric tide at Singapore' by Charles Morgan Elliot25 March 1852
MC/4/293Letter from Captain [Charles Morgan] Elliott, Madras Engineers, to Colonel Edward Sabine, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society6 August 1849
MC/4/309Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to Thomas Bell, [Secretary of the Royal Society]10 December 1849
MC/5/18Letter from C M [Charles Morgan] Elliot, Captain of the Madras Engineers, Lanes Hotel, St Alban's Place, to the [Earl of Rosse] President of the Royal Society and to the Council18 June 1851
MS/426/452Copy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq28 June 1851
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
PT/41/1/1Manuscript, ['Magnetic survey of the Eastern Archipelago'] by Charles Morgan Elliot[1851]
MC/5/105Letter from James C [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to S [Samuel] Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]18 May 1853
MS/426/515Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir J C [James Cosmo] Melvill5 May 1854
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
PT/41/1Paper, ['Magnetic survey of the Eastern Archipelago'] by Charles Morgan Elliot[1851]
PT/41/1/2Plate, locations of magnetic instruments within observatory tent on Direction Island by Charles Morgan Elliot[1851]
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