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Reference numberJBO/1/55
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/40
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date27 November 1661
DescriptionSir Willilam Petty brought in his 'History of Cloathing', and it was ordee'd to be register'd.

That the Amanuensis 'make Serpents to burn under water' against next day.

Sir William Petty read propositions concerning shipping.

An Experiment made of trying to turn water into air in a bladder, but the bladder failed: because the water was too hot.

Dr Goddard brought in an additionall account of 'the Stone Called Oculus Mundi', and it was odered to be registered.

That a copy of Mr Wrens 'Hypothesis of Saturne' be made to send it to Mr Zulichem.
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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