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Authorised form of nameDyer; Samuel (1725 - 1772)
SurnameDyer
ForenamesSamuel
Dates1725 - 1772
Dates and placesBirth:
1725
Death:
15 September 1772
ActivityEducation:
Dr Doddridge's Academy, Northampton
Career:
Original member of the Club founded by Dr Samuel Johnson; was acquainted with Edmund Burke, and joined the Literary Club (1764); obtained an appointment in the War Office
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/03/1760
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
A D Atkinson, 'Dr Johnson and the Royal Society' in NR 1953 vol 10 pp 131-138
Royal Society codeNA5836
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/5/39Memorial from the Royal Society to King George III concerning the Transit of Venus of 1769c.1768
EC/1759/17Dyer, Samuel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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