Comparison of Weights and Measures of Length and Capacity, reported to the Senate of the United States by the Treasury Department in 1832, and made by Ferd. Rod. Hassler
by Hassler, Ferd. Rod. [ Ferdinand R. ]
Washington: Duff Green, 1832. First Edition. Disbound. Good. First Edition. , 122 pp. + 4 folding plates, 6" x 9-1/2" 8vo. Disbound (previously stab-stitched, string now perished). Untrimmed and occasionally unopened. Ex-library Franklin Institute, with stamps and library number inked throughout. Sticker mark on front flyleaf. Presented to Franklin Institute in 1933 by H. Horne (so inscribed front wrapper). Disbound. Report on the methods used by Hassler to compare the weights and linear measures in the possession of the Treasury Department and the results thereof. Doc. No. 299, 22d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives.
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