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adopted American Metrological Society appointed astronomical Boston bushel C. G. ROCKWOOD called cent Central Chairman Chicago circular Civil CLEVELAND ABBE clocks coin Columbia College common Conference Congress Convention Council cubit decimal division dollar E. B. ELLIOTT East Eastern EGLESTON Engineers ephemerides F. A. P. BARNARD favor FLEMING gold Government grams Greenwich Harvard College Observatory hour interest International Coinage J. E. HILGARD J. K. REES legal tender length letter longitude Louis mean meeting MELVIL DEWEY metals meter metric system minutes nations Naval Observatory noon Pacific paper pounds practical present President prime meridian Prof proposed purpose Pyramid Pyramid inches railroad railway reckoning recommended referred Resolved roads SANDFORD FLEMING Sec'y Secretary secure silver Smyth system of weights tion Treasurer U. S. Naval Observatory uniform United W. F. ALLEN Washington weights and measures West Western WOLCOTT GIBBS York City
Page 144 - The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
Page 256 - And all King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver, it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
Page 99 - Congress assembled, that the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value ; and the values of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the world shall be estimated annually by the Director of the Mint, and be proclaimed on the first day of January by the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 257 - And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom.
Page 77 - President, in the Chair. The SECRETARY read the minutes of the last meeting.
Page 258 - Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the...
Page 258 - And gave for the service of the house of God of gold five thousand talents and ten thousand drams, and of silver ten thousand talents, and of brass eighteen thousand talents, and one hundred thousand talents of iron. And they with whom precious stones were found gave them to the treasure of the house of the LORD, by the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.
Page 145 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.