Papers concerning the establishment of the metric system, 1792-1796.

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Papers concerning the establishment of the metric system, 1792-1796.

Papers concerning the establishment of the metric system, 1792-1796.

Letters and manuscripts concerning the establishment of the metric system in France and the measurement of the arc of the meridian.

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