Reference numberJBO/1/10
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/9
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date6 February 1661
DescriptionLord Brouncker still continued for the Experiment of Recoyling; and to try that was offered by Sir Robert Moray concerning the Plug

Committee appointed of Lord Brouncker, Sir Robert Moray, Mr Coventry, Dr Petty, Dr Goddard, Mr Henshaw, Dr Whistler, Mr Rooke, Mr Boyle, Dr Wilkins, Mr Povery, Mr Evelyn, Dr Clarke, Mr Austen, Mr Oldenburg, Mr Colwall to consider of proper questions to be asked in the remotest parts of the world and to meet on Monday at Gresham College

Mr Evelyn asked to pursue the experiment about the 'Graine of Trees'

Dr Petty asked to give direction to Mr Barlowe for the drawing of such aschemes as are convenient for his discourse about clothing.

Mr Slingsby continued; Quicksilver experiment by Lord Brouncker and Mr Boyle continued; Mr Boyles's engine;

Lists names of those who are to asked if they wish to be members of the Society of not
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