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Reference numberJBO/1/84
Alternative reference numberJBO/1/66
LevelItem
TitleMinutes of an ordinary meeting of the Royal Society
Date25 June 1662
DescriptionMr Boyle President.

Proposed as candidates; Commissioner Pett and Mr Schroter by Mr Boyle, and Mr Hayes by Dr Wilkins

Mr Boyle brought in a glass with a composition in it instead of a foyle, to make looking glasses.

The Operator to give an account of what he has done about small fishes.

Mr Croone and Mr Hill to be a committee to view Mersenniius concerning th tenacity of bodies.

Mr Winthrop was asked to bring in writing his account of the making of Pitch and Tar.
Extent2p
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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