London - 8th Dec 1774 - 26th Sep 1815
Founded 28 November 1660. For its history see History of the Royal Society
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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One of over 300 drawings of landscapes and enslaved people in Jamaica by William Berryman, 1808-1815.
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