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" May one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, the Straight Line or Distance between the Centres of the Two Points in the Gold Studs in the Straight Brass Rod, now in the Custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the Words and Figures  "
Observations on the Expediency and Practicability of Simplifying and ... - Page 169
by Sir Charles William Pasley - 1834 - 176 pages
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Elementary Arithmetic: With Brief Notices of Its History, Volumes 1-12

Robert Potts - Arithmetic - 1876 - 389 pages
...circumference of the base of the cone. The Act also provides that the straight line between the centres of the two points in the gold studs in the straight brass rod made by Mr. Bird, whereon the words and figures " standard yard, 1760," are engraved, shall be the imperial...
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Choice chips of revenue lore, from 1660 to 1876 [by R.E.].

R. E - 1877 - 164 pages
.... That from and after the First day of May, 1825, the straight Line or Distance between the centres of the Two Points in the Gold Studs in the straight Brass Rod, now in the custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words and figures " Standard Yard...
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 7

1880 - 436 pages
...of May one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, the Straight Line or Distance between the Centres of the Two Points in the Gold Studs in the Straight Brass Rod, now in the Custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the Words and Figures ' Standnrd Yard...
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Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid

Charles Piazzi Smyth - Great Pyramid (Egypt) - 1880 - 752 pages
...the Act (June, 1824) sufficiently testify : — " The straight line or distance between the centres of the two points in the gold studs in the straight brass rod, now in the custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words and figures standard yard...
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Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Volume 2

American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Mechanical engineering - 1881 - 672 pages
...May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, the straight line or distance between the centres of the two points in the gold studs in the straight brass rod, now in the custody of the clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words and figures ' Standard Yard,...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 27

Engineering - 1882 - 536 pages
...and after the first day of May, one thousand ! eight hundred end twenty-five, the straight line or distance between the centers of the two points in the gold studs in the straight brass rod, DOW in the custody of the clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words and figures "Standard Yard,...
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The Elementary Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of ..., Volume 1

Edward John Routh - Dynamics, Rigid - 1882 - 408 pages
...length. By an Act of Parliament passed in 1824, it was declared that the distance between the centres of the two points in the gold studs in the straight brass rod then in the custody of the clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words and figures " standard...
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The Universal Instructor, Or, Self-culture for All. [With ..., Volume 1

Ward, Lock and co, ltd - 1884 - 968 pages
...decided that the length of the yard should be — '• the straight line or distance between the centre of the two points in the gold studs in the straight brass rod now in the custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words ' Standard Yard, 1760,'...
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Transactions, Volume 16

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Agriculture - 1884 - 498 pages
...shall be the ' unit of measures of extension.' " The straight line or distance between the centres of the two points in the gold studs in the straight brass rod in the custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words and figures ' Standard yard,...
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Abstract of the Proceedings of the Society of Arts ...: Vol ..., Issues 320-391

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Society of Arts - 1885 - 752 pages
...from and after the first day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, the straight Line or distance between the Centers of the Two Points in the Gold Studs in the straight Brass Rod, now in the Custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the words and figures "Standard Yard,...
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