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Authorised form of nameMelvill; Sir; James Cosmo (1792 - 1861)
Dates1792 - 1861
NationalityBritish
Place of birthGuernsey, Channel Islands
Date of birth1792
Place of deathTandridge Court, near Godstone, Surrey
Date of death23 July 1861
ActivityCareer:
Secretary to the Honorable East India Company (by 1840)
Honours:
KCB 1853
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election14/01/1841
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/120128221
Royal Society codeNA7015
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1841/03Melvill, Sir James Cosmo: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/710/74 Letter from James Cosmo Melvill, East India House, to Robert Were Fox2 November 1846
MC/4/181Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to the Marquis of Northampton, [President of the Royal Society]6 August 1847
MS/426/375Copy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq14 May 1849
MC/4/235Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to Dr [Peter Mark] Roget, [Secretary of the Royal Society]16 May 1848
MS/426/454Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq15 January 1852
MS/426/664Copy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq16 April 1859
MC/5/159Letter from James C [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to Samuel H [Hunter] Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]30 March 1854
MC/4/24Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to the Marquis of Northampton, [President of the Royal Society]16 May 1844
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/230Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to the Marquis of Northampton, President of the Royal Society25 June 1842
MC/3/191Draft letter from the Royal Society to James Cosmo Melvill, Bombay Observatory15 October 1841
MC/3/246Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to Sir John William Lubbock, [Treasurer of the Royal Society]5 November 1842
MC/6/20Letter from J [James] Cosmo Melvill, India Office, to W [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]5 April 1859
MC/5/62Letter from James C [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]19 November 1852
MC/4/244Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to the Marquis of Northampton, [President of the Royal Society]29 June 1848
MC/4/291Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to Samuel [Hunter] Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]27 June 1849
MS/426/380Copy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq28 May 1849
MS/426/392Copy letter from Thos [Thomas] Bell, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq23 October 1849
MS/426/394Copy letter from Thos [Thomas] Bell, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq8 October 1849
MC/4/309Letter from James [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to Thomas Bell, [Secretary of the Royal Society]10 December 1849
MS/426/439Copy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill30 November 1850
MC/4/363Letter from James C [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to Samuel H [Hunter] Christie14 November 1850
MS/426/452Copy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill Esq28 June 1851
MC/5/25Letter from James [C] Melvill, East India House, to Samuel H [Hunter] Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]15 November 1851
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MS/426/485Copy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill, Esq29 April 1853
MC/5/105Letter from James C [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to S [Samuel] Hunter Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]18 May 1853
MC/5/130Letter from James C [Cosmo] Melvill, East India House, to S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, [Secretary of the Royal Society]1 December 1853
MS/426/515Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir J C [James Cosmo] Melvill5 May 1854
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
MC/6/27Letter from J [James] Cosmo Melvill, India Office, to C R [Charles Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]8 June 1859
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
AP/27/6/3Unpublished letter, regarding 'An account of observations of the total eclipse of the Sun on the 21 December 1843' from James Cosmo Melvill to Peter Mark Roget19 July 1844
AP/27/6Unpublished paper, 'An account of observations of the total eclipse of the Sun on the 21 December 1843' by J O E Ludlow1844
AP/27/6/1Unpublished letter, 'An account of observations of the total eclipse of the Sun on the 21 December 1843' from J O E Ludlow to Steele10 January 1844
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