Science News a Century Ago

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    Royal Society On April 10, 1834, Mr. J. W. Lubbock, treasurer, in the chair, nineteen further candidates were elected into the fellowship, contrasting with to-day's limit of seventeen allowed in a whole year. Their names were: Viscount Adair, Charles Ansell, Felix Booth, Lieut. Alexander Burnes, Francis Corbaux, Sir William Folkes, James W. Freshfield, John Davies Gilbert, Edward Griffith, Edmund Halswell, Dr. William Henry, Robert Hudson, the Rev. William F. Lloyd, John Phillips, Capt. Walter N. Smee, William Spence, Henry S. Thornton, Dr. John Warburton, Horace H. Wilson.

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