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Copies of Papers read to the Society about 1662-1664 made by Robert Hooke and others

Reference number: MS/215

Date: 1662-1664

Description

Copies of Papers read to the Royal Society about 1662-1664. In three hands. Pages 1-164 in one hand (the hand of Robert Hooke); pages 165-193 in another; and pages 193 to end in a third.
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Custodial history

Bought in a chandlers shop in Waltham Abbey by one J Adams, and subsequently presented to the Royal Society by him

Reference number
MS/215
Earliest possible date
1662-1664
Physical description
Vellum bound volume of 97 folios, size 14 inches x 9.5 inches. Paper. Note on inside states; 'Minutes of some Member of the Royal Society before that body was incorporated bought in Chandler's Shop at Waltham Abbey by J Adams'. One leaf torn out. Bookplate with coat of arms of T Allen FSA. Pages 89 and 90 are missing
Page extent
1 volume, MS Large

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Copies of Papers read to the Society about 1662-1664 made by Robert Hooke and others, 1662-1664, MS/215, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ms_215/copies-of-papers-read-to-the-society-about-1662-1664-made-by-robert-hooke-and-others, accessed on 29 May 2024

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