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Authorised form of nameRitchie; William (c 1790 - 1837)
SurnameRitchie
ForenamesWilliam
Datesc 1790 - 1837
Dates and placesBirth:
c 1790
Death:
15 September 1837
ActivityResearch Field:
Clergyman
Education:
AM
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/05/1828
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1837 No 30 pp 14-15
References:
W H Brock, 'The Selection of the Authors of the Bridgewater Treatises' in NR 1966 vol 21 pp 162-179
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/317134612
Royal Society codeNA5611
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
EC/1828/17Ritchie, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/15/9An Experimental Investigation of the phenomena of Endosmose and Exosmose1831
AP/21/9Experimental Researches on the conducting power of Wires for Electricity and on the heat developed in metallic and liquid conductors1837
AP/21/8An attempt to account for the discrepancy between the actual velocity of sound in air or vapour and that resulting from theoryNovember 1836
AP/15/26On the method employed for exploding a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen gases by a spark obtained from a common magnet1832
AP/15/25On the law which connects ther various magneto-electric phenomena lately discovered by Dr Faraday
RR/1/207Referee's report by Samuel Hunter Christie, on a paper 'On the method employed for exploding a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen gases, by a spark obtained from a common magnet' by William Ritchie10 June 1832
RR/1/205Referee's report by Charles Wheatstone, on a paper 'An attempt to account for the discrepancy between the actual velocity of sound in air or vapour, and that resulting from theory' by William Ritchie
RR/1/208Referee's report by John Botstock, on a paper 'Experimental researches in electro-magnetism and magneto-electricity' by William Ritchie2 February 1832
RR/1/206Referee's report by Samuel Hunter Christie and William Hasledine Pepys, on a paper 'On the law which connects the various magneto-electric phenomena, lastly discovered by Dr Faraday' by William Ritchie31 January 1838
NLB/10/737Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George Stronach, Advocate's Library, Edinburgh29 January 1895
MC/2/18Letter from Reverend D. [?] Ritchie, to the Royal Society4 February 1832
MC/2/21Letter from William Ritchie, Royal Institution, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society9 February 1832
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