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Authorised form of nameSmee; Alfred (1818 - 1877)
Dates1818 - 1877
NationalityBritish
Place of birthCamberwell, London, England
Date of birth18 June 1818
Place of death7 Finsbury Circus, London
Date of death11 January 1877
Dates and placesBurial:
St Mary's church, Beddington, Surrey
OccupationSurgeon
ActivityEducation:
St Paul's School
Career:
Surgeon to the Bank of England; invented an electrical battery which was named after him
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/06/1841
RelationshipsFather-in-law of William Odling (FRS 1859)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; St Paul's
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/40161016
Royal Society codeNA3389
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1841/30Smee, Alfred: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
AP/26/14On the causes of the reduction of Metals from the Solutions of their Salts by the Voltaic Circuit27 February 1843
AP/54/13On the detection of Organic and other Nitrogenized Matter existing in the Atmosphere1872
AP/23/41The Terrosesquicyanuret of Potassium 10 January 1840
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
AP/54/12On the Physical Nature of the Coagulation of the Blood1872
AP/29/15On Injuries inflicted on Plants by Aphides especially in relation to the present Epidemic in the Potato and other plants6 December 1847
AP/23/40On the Structure of Normal & Adventitious Bone 18 November 1839
AP/24/10On the Rifle Ball15 March 1843
RR/7/209Referee's report by Robert Angus Smith, on a paper 'On the organic matter of air' by Arthur Hutchinson Smee31 July 1872
RR/7/210Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the detection of organic and other nitrogenized matter existing in the atmosphere' by Alfred Hutchinson Smee22 October 1872
MM/19/91Letter from Alfred Smee to John Peter Gassiot20 October 1865
RR/1/228Referee's report by Michael Faraday, on a paper 'On the cause of the reduction of metals from solutions of their salts by the voltaic circuit' by Alfred Smee4 April 1843
MC/3/78Letter from Alfred Smee, [surgeon to the] Bank of England, to the Royal Society27 March 1840
MC/3/103Letter from Alfred Smee, [surgeon to the] Bank of England, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society28 July 1840
MC/3/272Letter from Alfred Smee, 20 Finsbury Circus, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]17 March 1843
MC/3/281Letter from Alfred Smee, 7 Finsbury Circus, to the [Marquis of Northampton] President of the Royal Society and to its Council, Vice-Presidents, and Secretaries16 May 1843
MC/7/118Letter from Kelsen [?], 6 Chausée de Charleroy, Brussels, to [Sir Edward Sabine], President of the Royal Society, London30 August 1864
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