Reference numberJBO/1/25
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/15
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date10 April 1661
DescriptionLord Brouncker asked to give in writing his particular observations on his Experiments of Recoyling.

The Amanuensis to get the knowledge of the dwelling of every particular member of the Society; so he can on occasiono summon them at the meeting, when things of concern to them are to be debated.

That the Amanuensis makes several crooked glasses with bubbles at the end. [Drawing of proposed glasses]

Lord Brouncker, Sir Robert Moray, Sir Paul Neile: Dr Wallis, Dr Goddard & Mr Wren to be a Committee, and meet together about all sort of tools and instruments for glasses to perspectives, for the Society on Friday.

Ordered that the Society meet no more but once a weeke, and that it be on a Wednesday.

Voted that the Society be adjourned for three weeks.

Sir Robert Moray chosen President for another Month.

Propounded that hence forward every one shall pay his contribution and arrears every Wednesday.

Voted that the next days debate be agreed upon, before hand.

Ordered that the next day be debated the - discourse of Mr Hookes little booke.
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