Record

Reference numberMC/8/13
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Capel H Berger, Lower Clapton, to the Council of the Royal Society
Date15 February 1867
DescriptionForwarding a letter regarding the comparison of the Society's platinum metre with a glass measure of length. Berger's aim is to familiarise the public with the metric system by distributing copies of his results. He elaborates on his methodology and requirements.

[The letter covers two papers, the second of which is labelled MC/8/13a within the volume. This letter is an enclosure to MC/8/12, see related record.]
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/8/10
MC/8/12
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