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Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642 - 1727 (Knight, natural philosopher and mathematician)

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Correspondence on Standards Commission, 1848 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/348
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on printing and accounts relating to the Standards Commission. The volume includes a printed memoir from Airy titled 'Account of the construction of the New National Standard of Length, and of its principal copies'; 'Catalogue of a portion of the Library of the late Stanesby Alchorne'; columns of numbers for 'Airy's Gauging scale'; and a copy of a letter by Sir Isaac Newton from 'The Daily Courant', 30 December 1717, on the value of the sovereign.

Dates: 1848 - 1858
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  • Subject: Metrology X