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Authorised form of nameMahon; Charles (1753 - 1816); 3rd Earl Stanhope
Other forms of nameMahon, Charles, Viscount Mahon
SurnameMahon
ForenamesCharles
Dates1753 - 1816
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (03 August 1753)
Death:
Chevening, Kent (15 December 1816)
Burial:
The family vault at Chevening church, Kent
ActivityEducation:
Eton; Geneva
Career:
Officer, Swiss militia; MP for High Wycombe
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
19/11/1772
RelationshipsViscount Mahon (1763-1768); succeeded as 3rd Earl Stanhope (1768); married Hester, daughter of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (FRS 1743)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
F M Beatty, 'The Scientific Work of the Third Earl Stanhope' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 202-221
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/7382080
Royal Society codeNA687
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/7/16Paper, 'On spherical motion' by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
AP/7/29Unpublished letter, regarding Wildbore's paper from Cha [Charles Wildbore] to the Earl of Stanhope [Charles Mahon]24 April 1789
AP/9/27Unpublished letter, 'An account of an electrical increaser' from Henry Upington to George Pearson24 February 1817
CB/2/96Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Lord Stanhope12 December 1787
AP/7/31Unpublished letter, regarding Charles Wildbore's paper from Stanhope [Charles Mahon] to Sir Joseph Banks 27 April 1789
L&P/7/54Paper, 'Method of securing buildings against fire' by Charles Mahon1778
L&P/9/31Paper, 'Remarks on Mr Brydone's account of a remarkable thunderstorm' by Charles Stanhope1787
AP/7/16/1Manuscript, 'On spherical motion' by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
AP/7/16/2Diagrams, angles of spherical motion by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
AP/9/27/1Unpublished manuscript, 'An account of an electrical increaser' from Henry Upington to George Pearson24 February 1817
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