Reference numberJBO/1/70
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/52
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date19 March 1662
DescriptionMr Boyle brought in a glasse vial which was corroded with a liquour both at the top and had broke a hole at the bottome.

Dr Charleton read the 'Epistle of a Booke of Problemes dedicated to the King' by Mr Hobbs.

My Lord Brouoncker made a Narration of the Sinking of a Wooden Ball in the water; and his Lordship was intreated with Mr Boyle to goe to the Sea and see the Experiment tryed there.

The Amanuensis to have the wooden balls (which are to plumme the depth of the Sea) to bee blackt over with oyley colours.

The Operator to be with the Plummer the next morning to erect the leaden pipe At Gresham Colledge, and goe the next day to Ratliff for the glasse tubes.

Mr Boyle asked to prosecute his Experiment of Sounds.

Mr Evelyn brought in a paper giving an of account of 3 pots with Earth in them wheren he sowed 3 severall sort of seeds, for further experiment of increase and weight
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