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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)

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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint) by American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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Excerpt from Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 4 The vacancies in the list of Foreign Honorary Members were filled by the election of Professor-Mitscherlich, of Berlin, in Class I. Section 3; Professor Hugo von Mohl, of Tubingen, in Class II. Section 2; Jacob Grimm, of Berlin, in Class III. Section 2. The following gentlemen were elected Fellows of the Academy: - John D. Runkle, of Cambridge, in Class I. Section 1. Dr. David Weinland, of Cambridge, in Class 11. Section 3. Moses G. Farmer, of Boston, in Class I. Section 3. Dr. Charles G. Putnam, in Class II. Section 4. Professor Gray read the following note in reference to the life and services of the late Professor Bailey: - "Jacob Whitman Bailey, late Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology in the U. S. Military Academy, West Point, - the only Associate Fellow lost to the Academy by death during the past year, - died on the 27th of February last, at a comparatively early age. He was born on the 29th of April, A. D. 1811, in the township of Ward, now Auburn, in this Commonwealth. He was graduated at West Point, in July, 1832, when he received his commission of Second Lieutenant of Artillery. He was promoted to be First Lieutenant in August, 1836, and had charge of an arsenal in Virginia at the time of his appointment, in 1838, to the chair he so long and so worthily filled at West Point, at first as Assistant, and afterwards as principal Professor. "His public scientific career began in the year 1837, with a communication printed in the American Journal of Science, On the Use of Grasshoppers' Legs as a Substitute for Frogs in Galvanic Experiments. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."
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September 27th, 2015
Country of Publication
United States
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