Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/347
Scope and Contents
Various manuscripts relating to the investigations into reforms of the standards. There are draft reports of the Standards Commission and a duplicate report of the Commissioners for the restoration of standards of weights and measures. The volume includes Airy's remarks on a proposed decimal system, questions put to civil engineers, abstracts from the standards papers, proposed metric systems, German weights and measures, and correspondence on printing the report. There is also...
1838 - 1848
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