Notes on contents of various works by Boyle, including Christian Virtuoso, I, Appendix (1),'Chaos of Notes relateing to Inflammability', 'Requisites of a Good Hypothesis' (2), writings on distillation, Ex & Obs. Physicae.
1. See Works, vol. 12, pp. 421, 432. 2. published in M. B. Hall, Robert Boyle on Natural Philosophy (1965), pp. 134-5, and Rose-Mary Sargent, The Diffident Naturalist (1995), pp. 172-3.
Fols. 57-8 (2 leaves)
1670s - 1680s
1. MS version of the fourth summary, showing changes in numbering of propositions and containing an early version of point 4. Also contains final 2 paragraphs in preamble to second part of Christian Virtuoso. Hand: Bacon