A Tale About the First Weights and Measures Intercomparison in the United States in 1832

  • Albert C. Parr
  • Published 2006 in
    Journal of research of the National Institute of…
In preparation for the Hassler memorial tablet dedication in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Administration Building lobby in December of 2004, I learned that Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler had carried out the first systematic study of weights and measures in the United States. I obtained a copy of Comparison of Weights and Measures of… (More)