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Historical skills : weights and measurements

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Date Added to MERLOT: September 17, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 19, 2014
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Author: Dept. of Manuscripts and Special Collections. Digital Access Team  The University of Nottingham
Submitter : steven stapleton

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This resource aims to identify and explain some common difficulties in deciphering units of weights, measurements, and money in historical documents. Explores English and Welsh measuring systems, predominantly those used from the late sixteenth and early 17th centuries onwards, and those in force after the Weights and Measures Act... More

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Historical research, Manuscripts, Standards, Archives, Metrology

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English Material Version: 0
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