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Authorised form of nameWalsh; John (1726 - 1795); naturalist
Dates1726 - 1795
Date of birth01 July 1726
Place of deathAt his residence in Chesterfield Street, London
Date of death09 March 1795
ActivityCareer:
Secretary to Lord Clive
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election08/11/1770
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1773
RelationshipsCousin of Nevil Maskelyne (FRS 1758)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/23196916
Royal Society codeNA5046
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/6/85Letter, 'Of the electric eel' from Hugh Williamson to John Walsh7 February 1775
L&P/6/111Letter, 'Note on nigrescent vegetables' from Edward Bancroft to John Walsh8 March 1774
MS/669Walsh Papers1772
EC/1770/13Walsh, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/4/19Letters, 'Of the electric property of the torpedo' from John Walsh to Benjamin FranklinJuly 1772 - July 1773
AP/4/19/1Letter, regarding paper on torpedoes from John Walsh to [Benjamin] Franklin12 July 1772
AP/4/19/2Letter, regarding trip to Île de Ré and experiments on torpedoes from John Walsh to [Benjamin] Franklin27 August 1772
AP/4/19/3Letter, 'Of the electric property of the torpedo' from John Walsh to Benjamin Franklin1 July 1773
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