|Alternative reference number||JBO/1/64|
|Title||Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society|
|Date||11 June 1662|
|Description||Sir Robert Moray President.|
Dr Petty's brother showed the Society a draft of the pleasure boat he is to make for the King.
Lord Berkeley of Berkely presented the Society with a Bird of Paradise having two feet.
Dr Goddard brought in a moth with feathered wings.
Mr Evelyn presentd the Society with a book called 'The History of Chalcogrphij'.
Mr Ball to be asked to produce his 'Magnetick Instruments',
Mr Boyle presented the Society with a book of the 'Weight and Spring of Air'; and also with a glass tube filled with Minium, wherewith the experiment of filtering was made.
The Amanuensis to enquire about the depth of the water under the arches of London Bridge.
Mr Croone to write to Dr Power about the trial of heat and cold in deep caves.
The Amanuensis to bespeak the long glass tube for the Torricellian Experiment.
|URL description||Digital version available on The Royal Society Turning the Pages|