Authorised form of nameDouglas; George (1761 - 1827); 16th Earl of Morton
Dates1761 - 1827
Date of birth03 April 1761
Date of death17 July 1827
Baron 1791; KT 1797
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election24/02/1785
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1795-1819
RelationshipsSon of Sholto Charles Douglas, 15th Earl of Morton (FRS 1754); grandson of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton (FRS 1733, PRS)
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3047
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/11/21Instrument by Joseph Banks appointing George Douglas, 16th Earl of Morton, Deputy President of the Royal Society21 January 1796
IM/003183Morton, George, 16th Earl of Mortonnd
MM/6/85Letter from Emanuel Mendes da Costa to Earl of Morton4 April 1766
MM/19/119Letter from Joseph Banks to George Douglas, 16th Earl of Morton9 August 1816
PT/15/4Paper, 'Particulars of a fact nearly similar to that related by Lord Morton' by Daniel Giles in a letter to William Hyde Wollaston10 November 1820
PT/15/3Paper, 'Communication of a singular fact in natural history' by the Earl of Morton [George Douglas] in a letter to William Hyde Wollaston12 August 1820
AP/23/13Unpublished letter, 'On the markings of the eelback dun variety of the horse common in Scotland' from W Macdonald to P M [Peter Mark] Roget11 May 1839
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