Reference numberJBO/1/53
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/39
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date13 November 1661
DescriptionDr Wilkins read a Latin paper about a Mayde in Holland 'that voided seen by urine which being sowen grew.'

Dr Goddard brought in an account of the Stones, called Oculus Mundi, produced by the Amanuensis and ordered to bee Registered: which being transparent was heavier than when it was cloudy, and is asked to try more upon it.

The Amanuensis casted a bullet of coagulated Quicksilver.

Dr Wilkins intreated to bring, in writing his relation of a naturall standard.

Dr Goddard asked to be of the Committee to examine the solution of salts, and to observe the figures of their Crystallations.

Mr Oldenburg brought in an account in answer to Dr Goddards 'Queries of the Liquour Alkahert of Animalls'.

Mr Harack, 3 Mr Long, 1 Mr Hoskins 3 proposed Candidates.
[In margin - 1proposed by My Lord Brouncker, 2 by Mr Ball 3 by Dr Wilkins]

Mr Packer and Dr Willis were admitted into the Society.

Ordered that henceforward the Names of those that propose Candidates be specified.
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