Reference numberJBO/1/50
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/36
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date23 October 1661
Dr Wilkins President

Mr Stanley Subscribed his name.

Ordered that it be refered to Dr Goddard, to make enquiries about the Liquour of Animmalls like unto the Alkohert.

That Mr Rooke, Mr Croone, and Dr Pope bee pleased to make the Experiment of the dissolution of salts against next day.

Dr Needham promis'd to bring in against next day the account of Indian Vernish.

That Dr Merret and Dr Clarke be call'd upon for their account of Trudes against next day.

That Dr Goddard bee pleased to bring in writing a brief account of his observations of the discection hee made of the Cameleon.

Mr Croone read some accounts of Mercuriall Experiments. Mr Power made at the bottome and top of Hollysea hill. Order'd to be filed up.

Mr Croone instreated against next day to provide a glasse tube and to bring in an account of the bladders of Schottus, and to consider what the Experiments are worth trying out of him, and to propose them to the Society. .
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