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Observations on the report of the Committee of Weights and Measures, &c., &c., &c.

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Report from the Select Committee on Weights and Measures: Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, Appendix, and Index. Communicated from the Commons to the Lords.

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