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Paper, 'An account of the proportions of the of the English and French weights and measures' by the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris

Reference number: L&P/1/128

Date: 1742

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Subject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the proportions of the English and French measures and weights, from the standards of the same, kept at the Royal Society'.

Read 11 November 1742

Reference number
L&P/1/128
Earliest possible date
1742
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'An account of the proportions of the of the English and French weights and measures' by the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris, 1742, L&P/1/128, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_128/paper-an-account-of-the-proportions-of-the-of-the-english-and-french-weights-and-measures-by-the-royal-society-and-the-royal-academy-of-sciences-in-paris, accessed on 20 May 2024

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