The Record of the Royal Society of London, 1897

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Harrison and sons, printers, 1897 - Academies and Learned Societies - 224 pages

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Page 123 - ... to the author of the most important discovery or useful improvement, which shall be made and published by printing, or in any way made known to the public, in any part of...
Page 40 - To all to whom these present letters shall come, greeting : know ye, that we of our special grace, and of our certain knowledge, and mere motion, have...
Page 86 - England and their successors, to their only proper use and behoof forever more, to be holden of us, our heirs and successors, as of our manor of East Greenwich in the county of Kent, by fealty only, in free and common soccage...
Page 98 - Successors, any misrecital, non-recital, omission, imperfection, defect, matter, cause or thing whatsoever, to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding: In Witness whereof We have caused these our Letters to be made Patent : — Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Fifteenth day of March, in the Eighth year of Our Reign — By writ of Privy Seal.
Page 88 - Successors as of our Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 95 - ... and successors, as well in all our courts as elsewhere within our kingdom of England, without any...
Page 128 - MEDAL FUND. By the will of Dr. John Davy, FRS, the service of plate presented to Sir Humphry Davy for the invention of the safety lamp, was bequeathed to the Society, to be melted down and sold, in order to found a medal -to be given annually for the most important discovery in chemistry. The amount received in 1869 was invested in the purchase of £660 Madras Railway Stock, producing about £33 per annum.
Page 31 - Charles the Second, by the grace of God King ' of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c., to all to whom these present Letters shall •come, greeting. We have long and fully resolved with Ourself to extend not only the boundaries of the Empire, but also the very arts and sciences.
Page 98 - AND we do hereby also for us our heirs and successors give and grant our especial...
Page 85 - April 22, 1663, constituted them a body politic and corporate, by the appellation of the President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London, for improving Natural Knowledge.

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