The Analyst Volume 1-3

The Analyst Volume 1-3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...between them, so that, whether the clock has gained or lost time during the hour, it is certain at the hour to be set right. The mechanism can, if necessary, be removed at any time, without interfering with the clock itself. At present there are some five or six different circuits at work in the City, each one taking from eight to fifteen clocks. Nearly all the banks in Lombard Street and the neighbourhood have adopted it, and many firms at a greater distance. Perhaps among the greatest advantages of this system is its purely automatic character. CORRESPONDENCE. The Editors are not responsible for the opinions of their Correspondents. To The Editor O- "The Analyst." Sir, --A friend of mine has just handed to me a copy of the Bath Argus, September 8th, 1877, containing a report of certain proceedings, which were taken with regard to the adulteration of beer and milk; tbe cases had been referred to Somerset House, and in their certificate Messrs. Bell, Bannister and Helm state that they found the beer to contain 66-5 grains common salt per gallon. (Mr. Gatehouse for the prosecution found 68 grains.) At tbe same time they added " The strong Burton beers contain about 60 grains of common salt per gallon, solely derived from the water, malt and bops used." In a book now before me " Burton-on-Trent, its History, its Waters, and its Breweries," by William Molyneaui, F.G.S., 1870, page 207, there are three analyses of Burton water, in which the amount of chloride of sodium is given as 9-17, 10 01, and 6-636 grains respectively. The total chlorides of sodium, potassium, and magnesium are--No. I. 10-136 grains per Gallon. No. 2. 12-285 No. 3. 27-433 Further, in June, 1875, I went to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236647297
  • 9781236647290