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Importers to use the metric weights and measures.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures

Importers to use the metric weights and measures.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International trade,
  • Weights and measures

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesImporters to use metric weights and measures
    SeriesH.rp.649
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15965042M


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