|Title||First report of the Excise Committee|
|Description||Written in Faraday's hand.|
"The Excise Committee worked in response to a request from the Treasury: its task was to devise a simple and practicable form of hydrometer to be used by excisemen in assesing the duty on spirits, wine and beer, and thus it duly did, to the complete satisfaction of the Treasury", M Boas-Hall, 'All Scientists Now: The Royal Society in the Nineteenth Century', Cambridge: CUP, 1984, pp168.
|Related material||See Excise Committee Book, CMB/67|
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|NA8218||Faraday; Michael (1791 - 1867); natural philosopher||1791 - 1867|