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Reference numberJBO/1/35
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/24
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date3 July 1661
DescriptionMr Powle proffered the Society to employ himself in the Countrey about any thing that shall be desired of him by the Company.

Mr Crooneasked to procure agains the tnext day some fresh vipers, and the Operator to get fresh hazel sticks.

Mr Powle asked to speak with Mr Wren about the Lunar Globe, and pictures of small insects by the Microscope.

Mr Evelyn presented the Society with his relation of Graving and Etching, and is asked to transcribe it, and received publick thanks from the Company.

The experiment of compression of water was made by Dr Goddard, the account of which he brought in and is asked to proceed farther with it.

Lord Bruce and his man to salute the Society, and paid his arrears, making excuse for his long absence from the Company.

Dr Wilkins and Dr Goddard asked to provide a glasse fountain globe with a syringe, from Grethricks.

That the Amanuensis nip up bubbles to almost sink and to try whether they will sink by compression of water in a glasse tube.

That the experiment of two flat marbles be made next day.

Dr Wilkins produced a letter from Mr Wren
Extent2p
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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