Alexis Clairaut (1713-1765)

Chronologie de la vie de Clairaut (1713-1765)

17 juin 1739 (1) : Clairaut à la Royal Society :
Dr le Cat MD Anatomes & Chirurgiae Demonstrator Regius Rothomagi.

This Gentleman being desirous to become a member of the Royal Society, to whom he hath lately communicated Some curious Observations in Anatomy, and being reccommended in the following manner by members residing in France Viz

We the underwritten members of the Royal Society of London, certify That Mr Le Cat Surgeon & Royal Demonstrator at Rouan, is known to us by Several Observations, which he has communicated to the Royal Academy of Sciences; and that he is a Person distinguished for Anatomy and Surgery. In testimony whereof we have given this present certificate dated at Paris Jun 17 1739.
Fontenelle; Clairaut; De Jussieu Geoffroy; Petit; Bernard de Jussieu

We also join with the foregoing members in recommending him for a Candidate.
Claudius Amyand, Hans Sloane, Croml Mortimer; Tho Stack (RS, EC/1739/14).
Le Cat sera membre de la Royal Society le (11 février) 31 janvier 1740.
  • RS : Royal Society, London.
Courcelle (Olivier), « 17 juin 1739 (1) : Clairaut à la Royal Society », Chronologie de la vie de Clairaut (1713-1765) [En ligne], [Notice publiée le 4 août 2009].