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Letter, 1790 July 1, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Tho[ma]s Jefferson, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia].

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Author: Leslie, Robert.
Abstract: Received Jefferson's letter of 27th expressing satisfaction with vibrating rod self had proposed as standard of measure; consents for Jefferson to propose it to Congress as standard measure for U.S.; relates comments of Mr. Patterson, professor of mathematics in University [at Philadelphia] that center of oscillation of rod is not exactly at two-thirds length of rod.
Issued Date: 1790-07-01
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14752
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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