|Alternative reference number||RBO.6.309|
|Title||Dr Papin's experiments to preserve fruit in 'gelly' |
|Date||7 April 1686|
|Description||That most fruit kept in 'gelly' gave off a smell although tasted fine - that Papin was going to experiment by boiling 'in vacuo' which had preserved the smell and taste of the juice of cherries, which the Fellows had approved on 18 November - that Papin had brought in some apple juice and beer 'in vacuo' since 6 December|
Also details of carrying out Robert Boyle's experiment of firing gunpowder 'in vacuo'
|Related records in the catalogue||CLP/18i/15|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA5721||Papin; Denis (1647 - 1712)||1647 - 1712|