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Unknown Description of the Scale of accompanying Dycas's Hydrometer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08993.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Broadside Date: 1790 Pagination: 1 p. ; 41 x 33.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Explains how to use and read Dycas's Hydrometer, a device invented to determine the strength of alcoholic beverages, so that the proper tax could be applied.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: American StatesmenCommerceTaxes or TaxationAlcoholScience and TechnologyGovernment and CivicsMerchants and Trade

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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