Reference numberMC/2/275
TitleLetter from E.J. Yates, Albany Terrace, Staffordshire Potteries, Hanley, to [Prince Augustus Frederick], the President of the Royal Society
Date3 February 1838
DescriptionRegarding the discovery of a universal digit in order for the English standards of weights and measures to be known and understood across the British empire.

[Read by Council on 8 February 1838.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/90
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8338Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex1773 - 1843
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