Reference numberJBO/1/71
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/53
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date26 March 1662
DescriptionSir Robert Moray read the account of the submersion of the wooden ball in the water and rising up again, and ordered it be registered, and a copy be made to be sent to Trinity House. [note in margin - fol : 153]

Mr Rooke read his paper of 'Directions for the Observing of the Eclipses of the Moone,' and ordered that two copies be made : and be also Registered. [Note in margin - fol : 154]

Dr Goddard asked to bring in an account of the purgation of Gold through Antimony; and another of water, in the long leaden tube.

The Amanuensis to go to Ratliff to bespeak large receivers of glass as thick as can possibly be made with a hole in the bottom to put in ones armes.

The Amanuensis to make Cement for Mr Rooke according to Mr Zulichems prescription.

Sir Peter Wyche Proposed as a Candidate by Mr Colwall.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/11i/1
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Turning the Pages
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