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Authorised form of nameStevenson; William Ford (- 1852)
Dates - 1852
Date of death03 February 1852
ActivityCareer:
Wrote 'The composition of hydrogen and the non-decomposition of water incontrovertibly established ...' (2nd ed 1849); bequeathed a quarter of his money to the Society of Antiquaries
Memberships:
FSA
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election21/11/1811
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/60765901
Royal Society codeNA3728
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/27/24/3Unpublished letter, 'The theory of vision [part 3]' from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to Samuel Hunter Christie 3 April 1845
AP/31/14Unpublished paper, 'On the peculiar cooling effects of hydrogen and its compounds in cases of voltaic ignition' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson1848
AP/31/15Unpublished paper, 'Mesmeric phenomena: thought-reading and clairvoyance' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson17 April 1849
AP/33/26Unpublished paper, 'Water' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson14 April 1851-19 May 1851
DM/6/108Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society30 July 1890
DM/6/81Copy of letter from IM Ludlow to Frank C Penrose25 March 1856
DM/6/82Letter from W D Cooper to Admiral Smyth21 April 1856
DM/6/90Letter from T Peihet to the Royal Society13 February 1859
AP/32/20Unpublished paper, 'The electric and magnetic fluids' by William Ford Stevenson1 May 1850
AP/32/18Unpublished paper, 'Water and its supposed constituents' by William Ford Stevenson19 March 1850
AP/32/19Unpublished paper, 'On Lavoisier's theory' by William Ford Stevenson29 April 1850
AP/28/25Unpublished paper, 'On phlogiston and the decomposition of water' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson14 January 1846
MM/13/40Report of a Royal Society Committee about the Stevenson Bequestc.1859
MM/13/42Counsel's opinion for the Royal Society on the case of W F Stevenson's will30 June 1852
MM/13/39Note on the Stevenson bequest and the property involved c.1859
DM/6/100Letter from Few and Co to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society3 November 1865
MM/13/36Note on the Stevenson bequest and the property involved c.1859
MM/13/37Note on the Stevenson bequest and the property involved, titled 'Property between £70 & 90,000c.1859
MM/13/41Copy of the Will and codicils of W F Stevenson 1848-1850
MM/13/38'Particulars of the Stevenson bequest'c.1859
DM/6/98Letter from Few and Co to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society12 November 1862
DM/6/95Letter from Charles Few Jnr to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society29 December 1859
DM/6/92Letter from WH Stevenson and HM Stevenson to Royal Society10 March 1859
DM/6/91Letter from Few and Co to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society23 February 1859
DM/6/107Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society23 April 1890
DM/6/85Incomplete letter from Few to Lord Wrottesley13 August 1856
DM/6/88Letter from Charles Few Jnr to to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society14 July 1858
DM/6/87Copy of a letter from Pemberton and Meynell to Few and Co26 June 1858
DM/6/79Letter from Charles Few to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society21 April 1852
DM/6/104Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society19 April 1888
DM/6/96Letter from Charles Few to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society2 November 1860
AP/32/21Unpublished paper, 'The construction of metals' by William Ford Stevenson11 May 1850
DM/6/83Letter from Charles Few Jnr to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society26 April 1856
DM/6/102Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society4 April 1888
DM/6/84Letter from Charles Few Jnr to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society22 May 1856
DM/6/109Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society8 April 1891
DM/6/99Letter from Charles Few to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society23 January 1864
DM/6/106Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society21 December 1889
DM/6/80Letter from Charles Few Jnr to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society7 September 1854
DM/6/103Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society12 April 1888
DM/6/147Letter from Few and Co to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society22 November 1867
DM/6/105Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society11 April 1889
DM/6/93Letter from WH Stevenson and HM Stevenson to Royal Society23 August 1859
DM/6/145Letter from Few and Co to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society17 October 1868
DM/6/110Letter from RH Few to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society18 November 1898
DM/6/146Letter from Few and Co to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society18 November 1874
AP/28/24Unpublished paper, 'The electric fluid' by W F [William Ford] StevensonNovember 1845
DM/6/89Letter from Few and Co to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society21 January 1859
MC/2/150Letter from William Ford Stevenson, Pisa, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society5 December 1834
RR/1/232Referee's report by Edward Sabine, on a paper 'On the supposed properties of the electric and magnetic fluids' by William Ford Stevenson24 June 1846
MC/1/305Letter from [William Ford] Stevenson, Grande Rue, Passy, Paris, to Dr. Peter Mark Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society 20 April 1831
NLB/71/151Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Few & Co., 19 Surrey Street, Strand21 January 1928
MS/426/463Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mr Few22 April 1852
EC/1811/15Stevenson, William Ford: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DM/6/94Letter from Few and Co to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society17 October 1859
AP/27/24Unpublished letters, 'The theory of vision' from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to Samuel Hunter Christie 1 March 1845
MM/13/43Stevenson Bequest; Ludlow vs Stevenson; judgement25 July 1854
DM/6/86Letter from Few and Co to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society14 July 1857
DM/6/97Letter from Few and Co to C R Weld, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society20 March 1861
DM/6/101Letter from Few & Co to Herbert Rix, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society16 October 1886
MC/4/350Letter from [William Ford] Stevenson, York Hotel, Sidmouth, to [Charles Richard] Weld, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society1 June 1850
MC/4/5Letter from [William Ford] Stevenson, Place du Pré-l'Evêque, Geneva, to Samuel Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]24 January 1844
AP/27/11/2Unpublished diagram, electric fluid passing through a cylindrical rod by W F [William Ford] Stevenson2 March 1844
MC/1/303Letter from [William Ford] Stevenson, Grande Rue, Passy, Paris, to Dr. Peter Mark Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society 12 April 1831
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/2/140Letter from William Ford Stevenson, Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society18 September 1834
MC/2/139Letter from William Ford Stevenson, Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society4 September 1834
MC/2/138Letter from William Ford Stevenson, Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society30 August 1834
MC/2/141Letter from William Ford Stevenson, Pisa, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society7 November 1834
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/80Letter from [William Ford] Stevenson, Baden Baden, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society, Bernard Street, Russell Square3 April 1840
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
MS/426/424Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W F [William Ford] Stevenson3 June 1850
MC/4/354Letter from [William Ford] Stevenson, Giles's Hotel, Taunton, Somersetshire, to [Charles Richard] Weld, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society27 June 1850
MS/426/426Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society' to W F [William Ford] Stevenson28 June 1850
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MC/5/237Letter from W H [William Henry] Smyth, St John's Lodge, near Aylesbury, to the Society1 April 1856
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
AP/24/18Unpublished paper, 'Water still an element' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson7 April 1840-5 May 1840
AP/27/11Unpublished paper, 'On the supposed properties of the electric and magnetic fluids' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson 1844
AP/27/11/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the supposed properties of the electric and magnetic fluids' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson 2 March 1844
AP/27/11/5Unpublished diagram, 'Position of the cylinders according to the annexed paper' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson7 April 1844
AP/27/11/4Unpublished letter, regarding 'On the supposed properties of the electric and magnetic fluids' from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to S [Samuel] Hunter Christie7 April 1844
AP/27/11/6Unpublished letter, regarding an experiment of a metallic ball from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to S [Samuel] Hunter Christie24 April 1844
AP/27/24/2Unpublished letter, 'The theory of vision [part 2]' from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to Samuel Hunter Christie 15 March 1845
AP/27/24/1Unpublished letter, 'The theory of vision [part 1]' from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to Samuel Hunter Christie 1 March 1845
AP/33/26/1Unpublished manuscript, 'Water' by W F [William Ford] Stevenson14 April 1851
AP/33/26/3Unpublished letter, regarding 'Water' from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to the President of the Royal Society19 May 1851
AP/33/26/2Unpublished letter, regarding 'Water' from W F [William Ford] Stevenson to C R [Charles Richard] Weld15 April 1851
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