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Bethune, John Elliot Drinkwater, 1801 - 1851 (educationist)


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Papers on weights and measures, 1838 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 62/4
Scope and Contents Letters and papers regarding weights and measures, comprised of a printed paper by Keating Trenor on English, Asiatic and American Standards; an undated covering letter and questionnaire by G.B. Airy concerning the Weights and Measures Acts; a copy of a letter from P.M. Roget to G.B. Airy, 19 December 1838, regarding the weights used in various countries; a printed copy of two letters from Trenor to the Editor of the 'Mark Lane Express' regarding the false standard of value and false corn...
Dates: 1838 - 1867
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