Reference numberMC/11/1
TitleLetter from H W [Henry William] Chisholm, Warden of the Standards, 7 Old Palace Yard, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
CreatorChisholm; Henry William (1809-1910); British civil servant
Date5 January 1877
DescriptionRegarding the final results of the comparison of the parliamentary copies of the standard yard and pound with the imperial standards. Two standards will be returned to the Royal Society now.
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