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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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The Overland Monthly

California - 1885 - 812 pages
...legalized by an act passed in June, 1824, in which for the first time the unit of measure was defined as the " distance between the centers of the two points in the gold studs in the brass rod " of the " Standard Yard of 1760," the same being at the temperature of 62 (F.). It was...
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ..., Volumes 24-28

1886 - 750 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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Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College: Miscellaneous Papers

Edward Charles Pickering - 1888 - 816 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 ' Standard Yard...
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Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical ...

Joseph Gregory Horner - English language - 1892 - 516 pages
...1824 ; when an Act was passed to the effect that " 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 . . . the brass being at the temperature of...
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The School of Mines Quarterly, Volume 14

Chemistry - 1893 - 602 pages
...follows: " SECTION I. Be it enacted .... that .... 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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Educational Woodworking for Home and School

Joseph Charles Park - Woodwork (Manual training) - 1908 - 334 pages
...and became a legal standard Jan. 1, 1826. Part of the statute is as follows: " 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 are the words and figures 'Standard...
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The King's Customs, Volume 2

Henry Atton - Customs administration - 1910 - 546 pages
...false or partial. and dry. The yard was defined as the measure of the straight line 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, and marked ' Standard yard, 1760 '), when...
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Education Woodworking for Home and School

Joseph Charles Park - Woodwork (Manual training) - 1911 - 340 pages
...and became a legal standard Jan. 1, 1826. Part of the statute is as follows: " 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 are the words and figures ' Standard...
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Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Book, Volume 10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1918 - 582 pages
...imperial standard yard, according to the act of parliament passed in 1824, was the straight line or distance between the centers of the two points in the gold studs in the brass rod in the custody of the clerk of the House of Commons, entitled, standard yard, 1760. By the...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Volume 10

Charles Morris - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1921 - 484 pages
...imperial standard yard, according to the act of parliament passed in 1824, was the straight line or distance between the centers of the two points in the gold studs in the brass rod in the custody of the clerk of the House of Commons, entitled, itandard yard, 1760. By the...
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