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Reference numberJBO/1/63
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/47
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date29 January 1662
DescriptionThe Lord Brouncker brought in;
1. a paper propounding a way of Common measure, and ordered that several copies be made.
2. His account of Recoiling, and ordered it to be Registered. [Note in margin - fol: 143]

Sir William Petty promised to bring in next day his observations on the Pendulum's Vibration for measure.

Dr Goddard related that he fitted a glass globe with water, put it in a skillet of water on the fire, and by boiling the globe a third part was evauated. When it was cooled it filled it self again.

Dr Wren read a paper concerning weather glasses.

The Lord Ambassadeur of Genua madee the Society a visit, and was entertained with the sight of Mr Boyles ' Engine for the Exsuciton of Aire'

Mr Williamson proposed as a Candidate by Mr Povey.
Extent1p
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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