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From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[John Taylor]
Date:
[4 June 1863]
Source of text:
St. John's College, Cambridge
Summary:

Gives permission to reprint letters to Athenaeum on standard of length, in light of recent bill to metricize. Requests as many copies as possible.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[John Taylor]
Date:
[11 June 1863]
Source of text:
St. John's College, Cambridge
Summary:

Discusses dispersal of copies of letter against adoption of 'French metre' [see JH's 1863-6-4].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[John Taylor]
Date:
[17 December 1863]
Source of text:
St. John's College, Cambridge
Summary:

Discusses JT's 'Battle of the Standards,' especially JH's letters against adoption of metric system and another lecture JH encloses. Comments on error in JT's frontispiece on the great pyramid.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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