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Reference numberJBO/1/20
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/13
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date25 March 1661
DescriptionDr Henshaw asked to enquire of his brother concerning 'the boate that will not sink'.

Enquiries to be made whether there 'be such little dwarfish men in the Canarie vaults as is reported.

That next day enquiry be made of the papers concerning the Canaries.

Mr Boyle asked to bring in the name of 'the place in Brasill where that wood is, that attracts fishes; and also of the fish which turnes to the wind, when suspended by thread'.

That Dr Merrett be asked for the Catalogue of trades which he tooke of Mr Evelyn's, and Dr Petty's.
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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