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Authorised form of nameLee; Arthur (1740 - 1792)
SurnameLee
ForenamesArthur
Dates1740 - 1792
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Stratford, the family seat in Westmoreland County, Virginia, (now United States of America), North and Central America (21 December 1740)
Death:
12 December 1792
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
29/05/1766
Withdrew:
Jan 1788 after American Independence as he no longer considered himself a Fellow
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DAB
References:
Frank R Freemon, 'American Colonial Scientists Who Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society' in NR 1984-85 vol 39 pp 191-206
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 1. 1731-1847' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 307-332
Notes:
Withdrew Jan 1788 (CM 17/01/1788).
Royal Society codeNA5388
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CB/1/4/237Letter from Arthur Lee, Bow-wood to Charles Blagden, Physician in Gloucester6 December 1769
MS/391/124Bond of Arthur Lee to the Treasurer of the Royal Society29 September 1768
L&P/4/323Paper, 'Experiments on the Peruvian bark' by Arthur Lee1766
EC/1766/09Lee, Arthur: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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