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Reference numberJBO/1/2
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/3
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date5 December 1660
DescriptionSir Robert Moray informed the meeting the King had been acquainted with the designe of the meeting, approved of it, and would be ready to give encouragement to it.

Mr Wren to prepare the Pendulum Experiment for the next meeting.

Mr Croone to look out for a skilled person to be the Amanuensis

Questions to be prepared for the trial of the Quicksilver experiment upon Tenerife by Lord Brouncker, Mr Boyle, Sir Robert Moray, Dr Petty, and Mr Wren

Decide not to invite more members to join until the constitution be settled

Three or more of the company desired to meet as a Committee at 3.00 pm on Fridays to consult about the constitution
Extent1p
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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