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Authorised form of nameTheobald; James (- 1759)
SurnameTheobald
ForenamesJames
Dates - 1759
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesDeath:
20 February 1759
ActivityProfession:
Merchant
Career:
Director of the Bank of England (1744-1755)
Memberships:
FSA (1726)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/11/1725
Proposers:
Sir Hans Sloane
Council:
1728-1730
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Printed list; Romulus 1 & 2
References:
John H Appleby, 'James Theobald, FRS (1688-1759), Merchant and Natural Historian' in NR 1996 vol 50 pp 179-189
Gentleman's Magazine 1759, p94 (obituary)
Royal Society codeNA539
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/K/30Peter Kinck, dated at Eneback, Norway, to James Theobald1727
RBO/14/6Extract of a letter from Peter Kinck to James Theobald1728
RBO/14/5Extract of a Letter from Peter Kinck to James Theobald1728
EL/K/31Extract of a letter from Peter Kinck, dated at Eneback, Norway, to James Theobald24 May 1728
EL/K/32Extract of a letter from Peter Kinck, dated at Eneback in Norway, to James Theobald9 June 1728
L&P/1/65b/1Letters, 'On the comet of 1741' from Thomas Wright to James Theobald11 March 1742
L&P/1/65bLetters and illustrations, 'On the comet of 1741' from Thomas Wright to James Theobald11 March 1742
L&P/2/127Letter, 'On inscriptions found at Tunis' from James Theobald to Martin Folkes10 May 1750
L&P/1/440Paper, 'An appendix to Dr C Mortimer's paper on cattle distempers' by James Theobald and others1745
L&P/3/244Letter, 'Of one of the carved wooden images found hidden in a cavern in Jamaica and shown to the Royal Society on May 5' from James Theobald to George Parker8 May 1757
L&P/3/315Paper, 'Of the effects of lightning at Shottesbrok, 20 July 1757' by James Theobald1758
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