Mortimer's medical practice developed in London after he was admitted to the College of Physicians in 1725. He was elected to membership in the Royal Society in 1728; and those signing that nomination letter were: Francis Clifton; Claude Amyand; Hans Sloane.
- Oxford biography index entry, "Cromwell Mortimer," Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
- Gibbs, F.W. "Cromwell Mortimer, F.R.S.: Secretary, Royal Society, 1730-1752," Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr., 1950), pp. 259-263; Past Physical Sciences Secretaries
- Nichols, John et al. (1812). Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century, pp. 423-425, p. 423, at Google Books.
- Courtney, W.P. (1885). "Cromwell Mortimer," Dictionary of National Biography, pp. 118-119.
- Royal Society Library and Archive catalogue, Mortimer
- Nichols, John and Samuel Bentley. (1812). Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century. London: Nichols and Bentley. OCLC 447914677
- Linnean Society of London, digitized letter from Cromwell Mortimer to Carl Linnaeus (27 July 1736)
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