Reference numberJBO/37/73
Alternative reference numberJBO/37/441
TitleMinutes of meeting
Date25 February 1802
DescriptionPresent at a meeting of the Royal Society:
President in the Chair
The following strangers had leave to be present;
Colonel Wright by Sir John St Aubyn
Rev Mr Brydge by Mr Jordan
Mr Fox by Dr Crichton
Mr Bedingfield by Mr Plant
Mr Tobin by Dr Shaw
Mr Dillingham by Mr Forster
Mr Bisrch by Mr Nixon
Mr Arabin and Mr Vincent by Mr Chenevix
Mr Phelps and Rev Mr Stone by Mr Blizard
Mr Vandercom by Mr E Howard
Dr Marat by Dr Pearson
Mr Briar by Mr Craven Ord
Dr Gruber and Mr Ford by Mr Walker

The minutes of the previous meeting were read

Present given listed, and thanks were ordered for them;
'Three Meteorological Tables kept at Soke near Birmingham in the years 1799, 1800 and 1801' by Mr Boulton and presented by him.
'A set of the Dramatic Works of Mr Cailhava of the National Institut of Paris' from the author
the third and fourth numbers for the years 1800 and the 1, 2 and 3 numbers for the year 1801, of the Transactins of th Royal Academy fo Stockholm, from the Academy.
'Historia Amphibiorum, Fasciculus Secundus' by John Gottlieb Schneider, from the author

Mr Astley Cooper, elected at the last meeting, attended, paid his admission fees compounded for annual contributrions, signed the obligation in the Charter Book, and was admitted a Fellow of the Society.

The Honourable George Knox, Member of Parliament for the University of Dublin, waas proposed a candidate for election, as the son of a peer he was immediately put to the ballot and chosen into the Society.

Dr Charles Burney of Greenwich and Count James Louis de Bournon, of Brianston Street Portman Square, whose certificates had hung the usual time in the Meetings Room, were put to the ballot and chosen into the Society.

A paper from Mr Schroeter of Litienthal, respecting the new Planet, was read. [contents summarised] and thanks ordered

A letter form Sir Henry Englefield to the Secretary dated 24 February 1802 from Blackheath was read [conents summarised] and thanks ordered

Part of a paper on Certain Storms and Metallic substances which have at duifferent times fallen on the Earth by Edward Howard Esq was read and the remainder was postponed to a future meeting [no content summary]
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