I, Sir John Edward Swinburne, of Capheaton, in the County of Northumberland, Baronet, President of the
Antiquarian Society of Newcastle upon Tyne,
Do hereby certify, that the Right Honorable Sir Joseph Banks KB, P.R.S. &c. &c. was admitted an Honorary Member of the said Society, on the first Day of December in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen
In witness whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my Name, and annexed the Seal of the said Society.
[Signature of] John Hodgson
[Signature of] John Adamson
[Seal affixed; in protective cover.]