Reference numberPT/15/26
TitlePaper, 'An account of the re-measurement of the cube, cylinder, and sphere used by the late Sir Geo [George] Shuckburgh Evelyn in his enquiries respecting a standard of weights and measures' by Capt H [Henry] Kater
DateMarch 1821
DescriptionSubject: Metrology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the re-measurement of the cube, cylinder, and sphere, used by the late Sir George Shuckburgh Evelyn, in his enquiries respecting a standard of weights and measures'.

Written by Kater in London. Read 7 June 1821.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0158
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1821.0024
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1206Kater; Henry (1777 - 1835)1777 - 1835
NA8358Shuckburgh-Evelyn; Sir; George Augustus William (1751 - 1804); mathematician1751 - 1804
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