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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.807.05.01
From Archive Folder Collection of items pertaining to Doctor John Lorimer 
Title Certificate issued by the Royal Icelandic Literary Society [In Icelandic]
Date 13 September 1791
Author Thodal (fl. 1791)  
Additional authors Johnson, J. (fl. 1791)
Document Type Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Also signed by J. Johnson. States "Instituted for the promotion, extension, and advancement of useful knowledge in Iceland. We have chosen, and elected, and by this diploma do check and elect, the respectable, and well educated John Lorimer; Doctor of physic, and Fellow of the Society for the promotion of natural knowledge in London, a fellow of our Select Society..." Includes a Society seal. Possibly created in Reykjavík. Refer to GLC 1450.807.05.02 for an English translation.
Subjects Global History and Civics  Literature and Language Arts  Science and Technology  Health and Medical  
People Thodal, Lauritz Andreas (1718?-1808)  Johnson, J. (fl. 1791)  Lorimer, John (1732-1795)  
Place written Iceland
Theme Health & Medicine; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Lauritz Andreas Thodal served as Governor of Iceland 1770-1785.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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