Reference numberDM/5/76
Title'Experiments recommended to Dr Goddard'
Description15 items listed, including: "The comparing of weights of bodies in air and water"; "To torment one with sympathy powder"; "The experiment of lifting up bellows with water"; "Burning of lamps under water"; "The best ways of preserving wines, especially the more delicate sort of them"; "To try whether Pebble-stones, inclosed in glasses with water, will grow..."; "To keep a sealed thermometer with spirit of wine in the cellar of Gresham College"; "To mark some tryals with the water returned from the East-indies, and brought in by Sir Robert Moray"; "To examine the several waters in and about London, used for Brewing, to discover what is mixt with them" and "To give to the Society a copy of that paper he had written for Coffee".
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8226Goddard; Jonathan (c1617 - 1675); physician, chemist, and anatomistc1617 - 1675
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView