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Num. 10.



Munday, March 12. 1665/6.

The Contents.

Observations continued upon the Barometer, or Ballance of the Air.A Relation concerning the Earth-quake neer Oxford; together with some Observations of the sealed Weatherglass and Barometer thereupon by Dr. Wallis.A more full and particular Account of those Observations about Jupiter, that were mention'd in Numb. 8.An Account of some Books, lately publisht, videl. Mr. Boyles Hydrostatical Paradoxes, Steno de Musculis & Gladulis; De Graeff de Natura & Usu Succi Pancreatici.

Observations continued upon the Barometer, or rather Ballance of the Air.

THese Transactions being intended, not only to be (by parcels) brief Records of the Emergent Works and Productions in the Universe; Of the Mysteries of Nature of later discoveries; And, of the growth of Useful Inventions and Arts; but also, and chiefly, to sollicite in all parts mutuall Ayds and Collegiate endeavours for the farther advancement thereof: we shall begin this Second year of our Publications in this kind (in which, for 3. moneths the Printing-presses were interrupted by the publick Calamity) with a few more particular Observations upon the Ballance of the Air; as they are most happily invented and directed by Mr. Boyle; and deserve to be prosecuted with care and diligence in all places.

But it is to be premised, that that Worthy person, who was alledged as the Author of the Observations, delivered of this kind in the last of these Tracts (Dr. Beale) gives notice, That