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Committee on Scales and Standards for Scientific Measurement
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider the practicability of introducing a universal system of Scales and Standards for Scientific Measurement.
Resolved, That this Committee be directed to correspond with other societies in this and foreign countries, and report at the next meeting of this Association.
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute officiate as the Chairman of this Committee, the remainder to be nominated by the Chair.
[Adopted by the AAAS Standing Committee, August 1849.]