Reference numberJBO/1/40
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/27
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date7 August 1661
DescriptionDr Wilkins made his experiment of blown bladders, and was asked to bring in writing an account thereof.

Ordered that Mr Pellins letter of the regeneration of vipers be filed up.

Mr Henshaw produced a stone called Astroides, the account whereof is in Register book no 1 fol. 56.

Mr Palmer brought in a powder said to be of a plant, and is mention'd in the Register book 1. Fol: 56.

Ordered that copies of the account of glass drops be made.

That Dr Wilkins try saltpeter in waters to see if it increases bulk, and that the cooling of wine with a wet cloth, and also with a hot iron, and also with hot water - be made.

Sir John Finch asked to bring in a piece of a hat band of Lapis asbestos.
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