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Weights and measures.

Franklin P. Adams

Weights and measures.

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Published by Doublday, Page in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


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Poems.

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Pagination140p.
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23334978M

Service Companies. Businesses that install, service, test or calibrate weights and measures are required under Wisconsin Administrative Code ATCP to be licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Licenses expire on December 31 of each year and are not transferable between persons or business locations.   Weights were supposed to be standardised to what was used in Winchester, but many towns retained their local weights and measures. I can see that there might have been some very great misunderstandings when people from different parts of the country had dealings with one another. These are the most common medieval weights and measures: Distance.


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