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Reference numberEL/A/28
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of the Dublin Philosophical Society, sent by St George Ashe, dated at Trinity College Dublin
Date30 May 1685
DescriptionMinutes of meetings of the Philosophical Society of Dublin held between 4 to 25 May 1685
Matters discussed:
- presentation of a stone found in the middle of a limestone from West Meath
- a dissection of Siamese twins, an account of a 'monster' chicken and a description of a patient with a strong pulse by Dr Mullen
- barometric readings
- Mr Molyneux's description of a weather clock
- Dr Willoughby's account of hermaphrodites
- a method of discovering the distances of the moon and sun from the earth by Mr Aland
Ashe adds a note saying he presumed that Molyneux had already passed on this information to the Royal Society. Addressee is unidentified
Read to the Royal Society on 24 June 1685
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialCopied into LBO/10/166
EL/L5/125-128 for letters from Owen Lloyd who was part of this circle
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5799Ashe; St George (? 1658 - 1718)? 1658 - 1718
NA5638Molyneux; William (1656 - 1698)1656 - 1698
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