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Reference numberMM/13/97
LevelItem
TitleSecond report of the Excise Committee
DateFebruary 1836
DescriptionReport delivered to the Excise Committee by J W Lubbock and Michael Faraday.

"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.
Extent19 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee Excise Committee Book, CMB/67
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8218Faraday; Michael (1791 - 1867); natural philosopher1791 - 1867
NA7010Lubbock; Sir; John William (1803 - 1865)1803 - 1865
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