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Published by D. Appleton & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weights and measures,
  • Money

  • Edition Notes

    StatementComp. by F. W. Clarke ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117 p.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24168644M
    OCLC/WorldCa9177529

    You must use metric measurements (grams, kilograms, millilitres or litres) when selling packaged or loose goods in England, Scotland or Wales. There are different rules in Northern Ireland. The.


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