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Authorised form of nameHatchett; Charles (1765 - 1847); chemist and mineralogist
SurnameHatchett
ForenamesCharles
Dates1765 - 1847
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (02 January 1765)
Death:
Bellevue House, Chelsea, London (10 February or 10 March 1847)
Burial:
Upton-cum-Chalvey, Buckinghamshire
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Career:
Wrote a history of the Literary Club
Memberships:
Literary Club (1809)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/03/1797
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1798
Council:
VP 1820-1825
RelationshipsSon of John Hatchett, coachbuilder of Long Acre, London; father-in-law of William Thomas Brande (FRS 1809)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Sir John Craig, 'The Royal Society and the Royal Mint' in NR 1964 vol 19 pp 156-167
N G Coley, 'The Animal Chemistry Club; Assistant Society to the Royal Society' in NR 1967 vol 22 pp 173-185
W P Griffith and P J T Morris, 'Charles Hatchett FRS (1765 - 1847), chemist and discoverer of niobium' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 299 - 316
Notes:
See also Barrow's 'Sketches of the Royal Society'. DNB gives death date as 10 February 1847; DSB gives 10 March 1847.
Virtual International Authority File25381799
Royal Society codeNA3037
Archives associated with this Fellow
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IM/001987Hatchett, Charlesnd
AP/17/8An account of two cases of Inflammatory Tumor produced by the deposit of the larva of a large fly (Ostrus Humanus) beneath the cutis, in the human subject; accompanied with drawings of the larva 1833
MS/859Correspondence of Charles Hatchett18th-19th century
MDA/A/16/75Copy letter from David Christie Martin to Thomas Ralph Merton1 October 1956
NLB/61/707Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Gordon P. G. Hills Esquire; Fircroft, Cookham Dean, Berks14 October 1921
L&P/12/73Paper, 'Analytical experiments and observations on lac' by Charles Hatchett1804
L&P/12/98Paper, 'On factitious tannin' by Charles Hatchett1805
L&P/12/67Paper, 'Analysis of the cupro-antimonial sulphuret of lead' by Charles Hatchett1803
L&P/11/136Paper, 'Chemical experiments on zoophytes' by Charles Hatchett [Continued]1800
L&P/12/42/1Report, 'Experiments and observations on the various alloys - on the specific gravity - and on the comparative wear of gold' from Charles Hatchett to the Privy Council1802
L&P/11/105Paper, 'Experiments and observations on shell and bone' by Charles Hatchett1799
L&P/10/42Paper, 'Description of a compound species of calcareous sulphurated spar' by Charles Hatchett12 December 1792
L&P/12/111Paper, 'Additional remarks and experiments on artifical tannin' by Charles Hatchett1805
L&P/11/134Paper, 'Chemical experiments on zoophytes' by Charles Hatchett1800
L&P/11/173Paper, 'Analysis of North American mineral containing unknown metal' by Charles Hatchett1801
L&P/10/144Paper, 'Analysis of the Cartinthian molybdate of lead, with experiments on molybdate acid; to which are added some experiments on the decomposition of sulphate of ammoniac' by Charles Hatchett1796
L&P/11/45Paper, 'An analysis of the earthy substances from New South Wales, called Sydenia or Terra Australis' by Charles Hatchett1798
L&P/12/75Paper, 'Analysis of the magnetical pyrites and other sulphurets of iron' by Charles Hatchett1804
L&P/11/64Letter, 'Analysis of the water of Diss Meer upon various substances immersed in it' from Charles Hatchett to Joseph Banks1798
L&P/11/128Letter, 'Experiments on platina' from Robert Bingley to Charles Hatchett1800
L&P/12/42Paper, 'Experiments and observations on the various alloys - on the specific gravity - and on the comparative wear of gold' by Charles Hatchett1802
L&P/12/81Paper, 'Observations on the change of some of the proximate principles of vegetables into Bitumen' by Charles Hatchett1804
L&P/12/122Paper, 'Third series of experiments on artifical tannin' by Charles Hatchett11 January 1806
L&P/12/139Paper, 'Account of some peculiarities in the urine of the camel' by Charles Hatchett30 April 1806
EC/1796/20Hatchett, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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