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Stokes, George Gabriel, Sir, 1819 - 1903 (1st Baronet, physicist)


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Correspondence on the Standards Commission, 1849 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/344
Scope and Contents General correspondence on the Standards Commission. The correspondents include M. Biot, E.W. Brayley, A. de Morgan, W. De La Rue, M. Faraday, J.P. Gassiot, T. Maclear, E. Sabine, C.A. Peters and G.G. Stokes. The volume includes a galley proof titled 'Proposals to increase the gross weight of the Sovereign to 125 grains by making a small addition to the alloy, but preserving 113 grains of fine gold contained therein'; a copy of 'A Bill for regulating Weights and Measures'; a paper titled...
Dates: 1849 - 1858
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