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Reference numberJBO/1/61
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/45
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date15 January 1662
DescriptionThat two Copies of Enquiries for East Indies bee written out against next day.

Dr Wren, Mr Ball, and Mr Rooke intreated to make those observations which the Lord Sandwich Sent.

Prince Rupert sent the Society a description of making of good gunpowder, in German: Mr Oldenburg asked to translate it, and Sir Robert Moray asked to return the Society's most humble thanks to his Highnesse.

Mr Croone read an account of the weight of a live carp, in, and out, of the water, and of its weight when dead, which is ordered to be registered.
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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