Reference numberJBO/1/8
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/7
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date16 January 1661
DescriptionKing sent two lodestones by Sir Robert Moray with a message he expects an account from them of some of the most desirable experiments of that nature. Referred to Mr Balle

Lord Brouoncker desired to prosecute the Experiment of Recoyling

Dr Goddards paper of Colours to be registered

Catalaogue of Trades brought by Mr Evelyn and Dr Petty referred to Dr Petty, Mr Evelyn, and Dr Merret to be compared and methodized and brought to the company

Dr Holder, Dr Scarburgh, Mr Waller, Mr Coventry, Mr Wilde, Dr White, Mr Pett and Mr Colwall elected

Dr Merrett asked to bring in his account of refining which he has spoken about at this meeting.

Committee of Lord Brouncker, Mr Boyle, Sir Robert Moray, Sir Paule Neile, Mr Rooke, Mr Wren, Mr Ball, Dr Clarke, Mr Hill appointed to bring in the History of the Quicklsilver Experiment

Mr Evelyn asked to bring in a 'History of Graving and Etching'

Dr Petty asked to bring in the History of some trade of his own choice

Dr Goddard continued for 'Anatomy of wood'

Composition of a Committee to be held about magnetical enquiries.
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