Reference numberCMB/63/60
TitleMinutes of a meeting of the Repository Committee of the Royal Society
Date8 May 1733
DescriptionPresent; Mr Richard Graham in the chair; Mr Bogdani; Mr Mortimer; Mr Woolaston; Mr Dixon; Mr Wray

' The Committee proceeded to number the shells to number 97.

Dr Mortimer acquainted the Company that Sir Hans Sloane invited the Committee to come to his house to morrow at 3 a clock in the afternoon in order to view the manner of the preserving and ranging of the severall sorts of Curiosities in his Collection, that they might the better judge what may be propoer to be ordered in the Repository of the Royal Society. And adjourned to the President's house at the time appointed, when there awaited upon him the following Gentlemen; The Right Honourable the Lord Aberdour; Mt Richard Graham; Mr Bogdani; Mr Dixon; Mr Sanders [?]; Mr Wray; Mr Woolaston; Taylor White; Mr Mortimer
And then adjourned to Friday May 11, 1733 at the former hour. '
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