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Reference numberCMB/63/72
LevelFile
TitleMinutes of a meeting of the Repository Commmittee of the Royal Society
Date19 June 1733
DescriptionPresent; Sir Joseph Ayloffe in the chair; Richard Graham Esq; Mr Wray; Dixon; Mortimer

' The Carpenters bill being laid before the Committee and the work done being examined by them it was thought that the work was unperformed and the prices extravagant.

The Smiths Bill was likewise examined and the Articles found right, only the Lock for the Engine house was ordered to be returned as useless and the prices were likewise thought extravagant.

The Glaziers bill was examined and So much of it as related to the Repository was thought two pence in the £[?] too dear.

The painters bill being examined was approved of.

The Book - binders bill was examined and approved of.

The Bricklayers bill was examined and approved of.

The Committee proceeded to examine the Coralls to number 224 and then adjorned to Friday next at the usual hour. '
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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