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Paper, 'History of the standards of English weight' by William Hallowes Miller

Reference number: PT/55/2

Date: 1856

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Subject: Metrology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the construction of the new imperial standard pound, and its copies of platinum; and on the comparison of the imperial standard pound with the kilogramme des archives'.

Received and read by the Royal Society on 12 June 1856.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 8, 1857.

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PT/55/2
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1856
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749 pages
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Manuscript

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William Hallowes Miller

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William Hallowes Miller, Paper, 'History of the standards of English weight' by William Hallowes Miller, 1856, PT/55/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_55_2/paper-history-of-the-standards-of-english-weight-by-william-hallowes-miller, accessed on 18 July 2024

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