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Reference numberJBO/1/14
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/11
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date4 March 1661
DescriptionHis Majesty sent to the Society five little bubbles by Sir Paul Neile, two with liquor in them, & the other three solid, to have the judgement of the Company concerning them.

Describes Sir William Persall's Experiment; Take a handfull of the pouder of Roman Vitriol, put it into a galley pot in a pint of water, put in 2 or 3 small, Irons the length of a span, & 3 or 4 times a day constantly stirr the water & pouder, & move not the irons att all: but let them stand constantly in, night and day, and within the space of 3 weekes there will be crusted about the irons, as farre as they are in the water: a substance purer then copper which you may take off, and will be malleable.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Turning the Pages
URLhttps://ttp.royalsociety.org/ttp/ttp.html?id=a2ca205b-6e3e-45b4-83a3-d1624ab33b5e&type=book&_ga=2.105905027.1616411845.1644832495-1539009595.1644832495
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