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Authorised form of nameCall; Sir; John (1732 - 1801)
SurnameCall
ForenamesJohn
Dates1732 - 1801
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Fenny Park, near Tiverton, Devon, England (30 June 1732)
Death:
Old Burlington Street, London (01 March 1801)
ActivityProfession:
Engineer
Career:
Worked in India (from 1749); Accountant General of the Madras Presidency (1768); partner in Messrs Pybus and Co, London banking house (1784); MP
Honours:
Bt 1791
Memberships:
FSA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/11/1775
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/8787997
Royal Society codeNA7210
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/8/117Letter, 'Of an earthquake in Cornwall in the autumn of 1783' from John Call to Joseph Banks31 January 1784
MS/391/174Bond of John Call to the Treasurer of the Royal Society23 January 1776
L&P/5/298Letter, 'A sketch of the signs of the zodiac found in a pagoda near Cape Cormorin in India' from John Call to Nevil Maskelyne1772
EC/1775/12Call, Sir John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/4/17Unpublished observations, taken with astronomical brass quadrant by Rev Mr Smith14 October 1777
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