Reference numberJBO/1/62
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/46
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date22 January 1662
DescriptionThe Experiment of Making Marbled paper was made which succeeded, according to Mr Evelyns 'History'.

Sir William Persall entertained the Society with some magneticall observations.

The Pendulum Experiment was spoken of by My Lord Brouncker, who brought in the history and schemes thereof. He was thanaked for his care and pains. A Committee of Lord Brouncker himself - Mr Boyle, Sir William Petty, and Dr Wilkinson with Dr Wren was ordered to make the trials of it

Lord Brouncker's paper on the pendulum was registered, and a copy was to be made and brought to Sir Robert Moray to send to Mr Zulichem. [Note in margin - fol: 157]

The paper of Orders for East India Sea Captains was registered, [Note in margin - Fol 157] and a copy brought to Sir Robert Moray. The original to be delivered to Mr Colwall.

Dr Wren shewed his 'Experiment of filling a vessel with water which emptied itself fitt'd at a certain high't.

Mr Brook Subscribed his Name
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