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Reference numberJBO/1/3
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/3
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date12 December 1660
DescriptionCommittee appointed to consult about a convenient place for the weekly meetings

Voted that no person be admitted without scrutiny, except only those of the degree of baron or above.

Admitted Sir Kenelme Digby, Mr Austen, and Dr Bates to the Society

Discuss numbers to be admitted to the Society (55); numbers of quorum (21); who may be admitted as supernumeraries; College of Physicians a possible site for meetings.

Financial privileges to be the same for the Public Professors of Mathematics, Physics, Natural Philosophy of both Universities as for the College of Physicians.

Quorum for all matters except elections to be 9

Discussions concerning the manner of elections to the Society, and matters relating to the Officers and Servants of the Society
Extent4p
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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