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" A committee having been appointed to inquire into the original standards of weights and measures in the kingdom of England, to consider the laws relating thereto, and to report their observations thereupon, together with their opinion of the most effectual... "
Dictionary of National Biography - Page 409
edited by - 1896
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 56

Edmund Burke - History - 1815
...were disobeyed. The Select Committee of the House of Commons, which was appointed in the year 1758, to inquire into the original standards of weights...kingdom, and to consider the laws relating thereto, made a very elaborate report on this subject, in which is contained alt the information that is necessary...
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The history of England: from the Revolution to the death of George the ...

Tobias George Smollett, David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...ignorant of their title, could not possibly claim within the time limited. § LIX. A committee having been appointed to inquire into the original standards of weights and measures in the kingdom of England, to consider the laws relating thereto, and to report their observations thereupon,...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cęsar, to ..., Volume 11

David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...of their title, could not possibly claim •within the time limited. § LIX. A committee having been appointed to inquire into the original standards of weights and measures in the kingdom of England, to consider the laws relating thereto, and to report their observations thereupon,...
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Librorum Impressorum Qui in Museo Britannico Adservantur Catalogus, Volume 7

British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books - Library catalogs - 1819
...II. 1611. WEIGHTS. Report of the Committee appointed upon the first Day of December 1753, to enquire into the original Standards of Weights and Measures in this Kingdom, and to consider the Lows relating thereto, with the Proceedings of. the House thereupon, fol. Lond. 1758. A Dissertation...
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The Literary Panorama and National Register, Volume 1

English literature - 1814
...were disobeyed. The select committee of the house of commons, which was appointed in the year 17.38 to inquire into the original standards of weights...kingdom, and to consider the laws relating thereto, made a very elaborate Report on this subject, in which is contained all the information that is necessary...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 76

English literature - 1814
...Commons on Friday tbe 1st of July. Sir George Clerk reported from the committee appointed to enquire into the original standards of weights and measures...kingdom, and to consider the laws relating thereto j and to report their observations thereupon, together with their opinion of the most effectual means...
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Annual Register, Volume 56

Edmund Burke - History - 1815
...which, upon the 26th day of May, 1758, and the llth day of April, 1759, were made from the Committee appointed to inquire into the original Standards of...Kingdom, and to consider the Laws relating thereto ; and also the Standard Weights and Measures referred to in the said Reports; have examined the Matters...
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Dodsley's Annual Register, Volume 56

Edmund Burke - History - 1815
...which, upon the aoth day of May, 1758, and the nth day of April, 1759, were made from the Committee appointed to inquire into the original Standards of...and Measures in this Kingdom, and to consider the Law« relat• ing thereto ; and also the Standard Weights and Measures referred to in the said Reports...
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The Augustan review

...the French mathematicians took place, a committee of our House of Commons was appointed " to enquire into the original " Standards of Weights and Measures...kingdom, and " to consider the laws relating thereto." Their investigation was pursued in a systematic able manner ; and their report contains a full illustration...
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PRIZE ESSAYS AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE HIGHLAND SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND

HENRY MACKENZIE - 1816
...the county of Edinburgh, introduced the subject in the House of Commons, by moving for a committee to inquire into the original standards of weights...kingdom, and to consider the laws relating thereto, with their opinion of the most effectual means of ascertaining and enforcing uniform and certain standards...
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