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Authorised form of nameGassiot; John Peter (1797 - 1877)
SurnameGassiot
ForenamesJohn Peter
Dates1797 - 1877
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (02 April 1797)
Death:
Isle of Wight (15 August 1877)
ActivityProfession:
Merchant
Research Field:
Electricity
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/04/1840
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1863
Lectures:
Bakerian 1858
Council:
VP 1852-1853, 1857-1859, 1864-1866, 1867-1870
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
H G L, 'A Fragment of History' in NR 1938 vol 1 pp 28-31
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/106836430
Royal Society codeNA5190
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1840/12Gassiot, John Peter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001617Gassiot, John Peternd
MM/14/21Report on the Acton enclosures by William Tite and J P Gassiot23 February 1859
AP/45/5On Spectrum Analysis : with a description of a large spectroscope having nine prisms and achromatic telescopes of two feet focal length1863
MM/21/39Letter from John Peter Gassiot to George A Halsted29 October 1853
MM/21/41Letter from George A Halsted to John Peter Gassiot16 November 1853
MM/21/40Letter from George A Halsted to John Peter Gassiot3 November 1853
MM/21/81Letter from Balfour Stewart to John Peter Gassiot3 March 1870
DM/7/15Letter from J P Gassiot to William Spottiswoode, Treasurer, Royal Society24 December 1872
AP/23/27On Nobili's Plate of Colours13 January 1840
MS/843/30Letter from John Peter Gassiot, Clapham Common, Surrey, to William Sharpey, Secretary, the Royal Society4 July 1871
P/0147Deputation to Michael Faradayc1857
IM/Maull/001616Gassiot, John Peternd
IM/001618Gassiot, John Peter1853
RR/1/7Referee's report by John Peter Gassiot, on an unnamed paper by Peter Barlow 16 November 1845
AP/38/32Description of an instrument for registering changes of temperature 1 June 1856
RR/4/109Letter from Charles Wheatstone, on an unnamed paper by John Peter Gassiot17 May 1860
RR/3/110Referee's report by John Tyndall, on a paper 'On the stratifications and dark band in electrical discharges as observed in Torricellian vacua' by John Peter Gassiot25 May 1858
RR/4/108Referee's report by Charles Wheatstone, on an unnamed paper by John Peter Gassiot12 March 1860
RR/4/104Referee's report by John Tyndall, on a paper 'On the stratifications in electrical discharges, as observed in torricellian and other vacua - second communication' by John Peter Gassiot23 March 1859
RR/6/219Letter from John Peter Gassiot, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Some experiments with the great induction coil at the Royal Polytechnic' by John Henry Pepper21 July 1869
RR/2/50Referee's report by unnamed referee, on a paper [attributed] 'A description of an extensive series of the water battery; with an account of some experiments made in order to test the relation of the electrical and the chemical actions which take place before and after completion of the voltaic circuit' by John Peter Gassiot23 March 1844
RR/4/107Referee's report by William Robert Grove, on a paper 'On the stratifications in electrical discharges, as observed in torricellian and other vacua - second communication' by John Peter Gassiot14 April 1859
RR/4/105Referee's report by William Robert Grove, on a paper 'On the stratifications in electrical discharges, as observed in torricellian and other vacua - second communication' by John Peter Gassiot7 February 1859
RR/4/106Referee's report by John Tyndall, on an unnamed paper by John Peter Gassiot27 April 1859
DM/7/17Letter from William Tite to William Spottiswoode, Treasurer, Royal Society27 January 1873
MM/19/85Letter from John Peter Gassiot to Thomas Bell22 October 1860
MM/19/90Letter from John Peter Gassiot to William Sharpey, Secretary, Royal Society20 October 1865
MM/19/91Letter from Alfred Smee to John Peter Gassiot20 October 1865
DM/7/32Letter from J P Gassiot to William Spottiswoode, Treasurer, Royal Society7 November 1873
AP/23/8An account of Experiments made with the view of ascertaining the possibility of obtaining a spark before the current of the Voltaic Battery is completed25 August 1839
MM/14/11'Account of Expenses incurred for four Balloon Ascents described in Mr Welsh's report printed in the Philosophical Transactions of 1853', by J P Gassiot1853
IM/001357Deputation to Michael Faradaynd
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