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Authorised form of nameWaller; Richard (c 1646 - ? 1715)
SurnameWaller
ForenamesRichard
Datesc 1646 - ? 1715
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Horsham, Sussex, England (c 1646)
Death:
Northaw, Hertfordshire (between 23 December 1714 and 13 January 1715)
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
Christ's College, Cambridge; BA (1667)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
27/04/1681
Proposers:
William Croone
Council:
Sec 1687-1709, 1710-1714; VP 1709-?; Council 1684, 1686-1699
Editor Phil. Trans.: 1692-1696 (assisted by Edmond Halley, Hans Sloane and others)
RelationshipsSon of James Waller and his wife, Mary, afterwards Mrs Mary Moore; brother-in-law of Alexander Pitfeild (FRS 1684) and of Jonas Blackwell (FRS 1692)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Venn; Hunter; NR
References:
Charles A Rivington, 'Addendum. Early Printers to the Royal Society, 1663-1708' in NR 1985-86 vol 40 pp 219-220
Margaret J M Ezell, 'Richard Waller, SRS: "In the Pursuit of Nature"' in NR 1983-84 vol 38 pp 215-233
J A Bennett, 'Wren's Last Building?' in NR 1972-3 vol 27 pp 107-118
L Jardine, 'The 2003 Wilkins Lecture: Dr Wilkins's boy wonders' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 107-129
S Kusukawa ' Picturing knowledge in the early Royal Society: the examples of Richard Waller and Henry Hunt ' NR 2011 vol 65 pp 273-294
Royal Society codeNA6739
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/L2/42aAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller1 July 1693
EL/L5/126Owen Lloyd, dated at Dublin, to Richard Waller31 October 1693
EL/C2/19William Cole, dated at Bristol, to Richard Waller at Crosby Square in Bishopsgate Street, London13 December 1693
EL/D1/55William Derham, dated at Upminster, Essex, to Richard Waller3 December 1711
EL/E/6John Evelyn, dated at Wotton, to Richard Waller13 March 1698
EL/L5/125Owen Lloyd, dated at Dublin, to Richard Waller25 July 1692
RBO/12/6'Sectio oculorum duorum Cataracta affectorum' from a letter to Richard Waller by Samuel Molyneux 1724
EL/O2/179Edward Owen to Richard Waller1695
EL/C2/24John Clayton to Richard Waller20 June 1694
EL/L2/48Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller12 February 1694
EL/D1/61William Derham, dated at Upminster, Essex, to Richard Waller23 June 1714
EL/E/5John Evelyn, dated at Wotton, to Richard Waller 7 May 1694
EL/L2/35Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller22 April 1692
EL/L2/45Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller8 December 1693
EL/L2/52Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller26 May 1694
EL/L2/36Translation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller1692
EL/L2/42Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller19 January 1694
EL/W2/45John Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller20 February 1694
MM/4/66Letter from R Waller, Crane Court, to Morice Emmet16 August 1714
EL/M2/5Daniel Mitz, dated at Amsterdam, to Richard Waller16 April 1693
EL/W3/85Richard Waller to Monsieur Bon, President of the Academy of Sciences at Montpellier7 May 1714
EL/M2/29Cotton Mather, dated at Boston, New England, to Richard Waller25 November 1712
MM/4/65Letter from R Waller, Crane Court, to Edward Norris20 August 1714
EL/I1/139Henry Justel to Richard Waller23 July 1693
EL/W2/58John Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller19 February 1696
EL/W2/51John Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller25 June 1695
EL/W3/90Richard Waller to John FlamsteedJuly 1714
EL/W3/77Notes and queries drawn up by Richard Waller arising from Cotton Mather's letters 1713
EL/W2/47John Wallis to Richard Waller6 December 1694
EL/W2/52John Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller22 August 1695
EL/W3/89Richard Waller to Antoni van Leeuwenhoek1714
EL/W2/50John Wallis to Richard Waller31 May 1695
EL/W3/67Richard Waller, dated at London, to Sylvester Bonsiliolus15 July 1696
EL/W2/59John Wallis to Richard Waller1695
EL/W2/49John Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller30 April 1695
EL/W3/84Richard Waller to Pierre Remond de Monmort from Paris7 May 1714
EL/W3/68Richard Waller to Hans Sloane4 December 1699
EL/W3/83Richard Waller, dated at London, to Tomaso Campailla1714
EL/W3/93Richard Waller, dated at London, to Prince Alexander Menzicoff21 October 1714
EL/W3/78Richard Waller, dated at London, to Dr Hoye in Jamaica4 February 1714
EL/W3/88Richard Waller to Antoni van Leeuwenhoeknd
EL/W3/91Richard Waller to Dr HoyesAugust 1714
EL/W3/82Richard Waller, dated at London, to Antonio Vallisnerio, Professor of Medicine at Padova1714
IM/005649Waller, Richard2003
EL/W2/44John Walli, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller17 June 1693
EL/W3/66Richard Waller, dated at London, to Vincent Vivianus of Florence1694
IM/004772Waller, Richard2002
EL/L5/124Owen Lloyd, dated at Trinity College Dublin, to Richard Waller3 June 1693
EL/M2/30Cotton Mather, dated at Boston, New England, to Richard Waller26 November 1712
EL/M2/28Cotton Mather, dated at Boston, New England, to Richard Waller24 November 1712
EL/M2/33Cotton Mather, dated at Boston, New England, to Richard Waller29 November 1712
EL/M2/31Cotton Mather, dated at Boston, New England, to Richard Waller27 November 1712
EL/N1/77J Northleigh to Richard Waller9 August 1695
EL/R1/18John Ray, dated at Black Notley, to Richard Waller19 May 1691
EL/S2/4Robert Sibbald, dated at Edinburgh, to Richard Waller25 September 1693
EL/C2/22John Clayton, dated at Wakefield, to Richard Waller24 November 1693
EL/D1/56William Derham, dated at Upminster, Essex, to Richard Waller 14 January 1711
MM/4/67Letter from R Waller, Crane Court, to John Jackson11 August 1714
EL/W3/75Richard Waller, dated at London, to Cotton Mather 22 July 1713
EL/W3/74Richard Waller, dated at London, to James Perpoint, President of the new university founded near New York, New EnglandJune 1713
EL/W3/69Richard Waller to Hans Sloane4 March 1699
EL/W3/81Copy of a letter from Richard Waller, dated at Crane Court, to John Flamsteed4 March 1714
EL/W3/72Richard Waller, dated at London, to Joseph Valetta at Naples5 June 1712
EL/W3/76Richard Waller, dated at London, to Cotton Mather 23 December 1713
RBO/9/101'Some Remarks upon Dr Papins Paper concerning an Invention to Improve Clockwork' by Richard Waller1711
RBO/9/99'Some Few Remarks on Dr Papin's New Improvement of the Hassian Bellows' by Richard Waller1711
CLP/15i/38Description of a scorpion from Barbary by Richard Wallernd
RBO/6/92'In Usum Exterorum visum est Praefatiunculam hanc atque Catalogum colorum Latinitate donare'nd
MM/1/18Letter from Cotton Mather to Richard Waller10 March 1715
RBO/9/112'Paper concerning the mineral called Zaffora by Dr Merrett found amongst Dr Hooks Papers' by Richard Waller1713
CLP/15i/37Dissection of a paroquet [parakeet] communicated by Richard Wallernd
CLP/15i/40Observations of the spawn of frogs by Richard Wallernd
RBO/7/85Observations sent from the East Indies - answers to queries sent there by Richard Wallernd
IM/005650Waller, Richard2003
IM/005656Waller, Richard2003
IM/005657Waller, Richard2003
EL/W3/79Richard Waller to Cotton Mather 1712
P/0137Portrait of Waller, Richardc1700
IM/004734Waller, RichardOctober 2004
EL/S2/13Hans Sloane, dated at London, to Richard Waller22 August 1694
EL/W2/46John Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller26 April 1694
MS/390/77Bond of Richard Waller to the Treasurer of the Royal Society3 January 1682
NLB/68/57Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. A. Armour Esq.; Allison House, Princeton, New Jersey7 May 1925
CLP/6/44Paper, table of the tides at Bristol in 1687 by Richard Waller1687
CLP/3ii/8Paper, 'Some few remarks on Dr Papin's new improvement of the Hessian bellows' by Richard Waller1711
CLP/22i/35Paper, Account of [Johannes Conradus] Peyeri's 'Parerga Anatomica et medica septem etc' by Richard Wallerc.17th century
CLP/6/44/1Drawing, table of the tides at Bristol in 1687 by Richard Waller1687
CLP/20/96/1Paper, 'An account of ye feltmakers' trade found amongst the late Dr Robert Hooke's Papers by Mr R. [Richard] Waller'. 17th century
MS/131Royal Society 'scrap book': scientific illustrations from the Philosophical Transactions and other sources17th-18th Century
EL/M2/32Cotton Mather, dated at Boston, New England, to Richard Waller28 November 1712
IM/004771Waller, Richardnd
EL/L2/53Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Richard Waller14 September 1694
EL/L5/127Owen Lloyd, dated at Dublin, to Richard Waller31 March 1694
EL/W2/53John Wallis, dated at Oxford, to Richard Waller27 August 1695
EL/W3/80Richard Waller to Antoni van LeeuwenhoekFebruary 1714
EL/M2/35Cotton Mather, dated at Boston, New England, to Richard Waller21 June 1714
EL/S2/6Robert Sibbald, dated at Edinburgh, to Richard Waller25 December 1693
EL/S2/3Robert Sibbald, dated at Edinburgh, to Richard Waller11 July 1693
EL/D1/60William Derham, dated at Upminster, Essex, to Richard Waller30 November 1713
EL/S2/12Hans Sloane to Richard Waller1692
RBO/6/91'A Catalogue of simple and Mixt colours with a specimen of each, Colour prefixt to its proper Name' by Richard Waller nd
DM/5/100A list of benefactors to the Library, to the value of £5 or upwards at one time c.1737
LBOLetter Book of the Royal Society: 'original' copies1661-1740
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