Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting, Band 8

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The issues for 1857-1911 include Report on the progress of pharmacy. The last volume (1911) contains only Report on the progress of pharmacy, the constitution, by-laws and roll of members.
 

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Seite 122 - Let the standard of measure, then, be a uniform cylindrical rod of iron, of such length as, in latitude 45°, in the level of the ocean, and in a cellar, or other place, the temperature of which does not vary through the year, shall perform its vibrations in small and equal arcs, in one second of mean time.
Seite 1 - In the absence of the President the meeting was called to order by the Secretary at 7:05 pm, and Dr.
Seite 48 - Association adjourned to meet in the city of New York on the second Tuesday in September, 1860, at 3 o'clock, PM C.
Seite 171 - Three different units fell under the consideration of these philosophers ; to wit, the length of the pendulum, the quadrant of the meridian, and the quadrant of the equator. If the first of these was to be adopted, the commissioners were of opinion, that the pendulum vibrating seconds in the parallel of 45° deserved the preference, because it is the arithmetical mean between the— like pendulums in all other latitudes. They observed, however, that the pendulum involves...
Seite 138 - ... that, the fathom, or extent from the extremity of one middle finger to that of the other, with expanded arms, an exact equivalent to the stature of man, or extension from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot. For subdivisions and smaller measures, the span is found equal to half the cubit, the palm to one-third of the span, and the finger to one-fourth of the palm. The cubit is thus, for the mensuration of matter, naturally divided into 24 equal parts, with subdivisions of which 2, 3,...
Seite 388 - ... decanted off while still hot, .and fresh portions successively added for the repetition of the same operation, until it ceases to act on the residuum, which is then merely sulphate of lime. The different alcoholic solutions are then put into a retort or still, and considerably evaporated, during which, and especially on cooling, acicular crystals of cinchonina are deposited.
Seite 398 - Constitution: Article I. This association shall be called the American Pharmaceutical Association. Its aim shall be to unite the educated and reputable pharmaceutists and druggists of the United States in the following objects: 1st.
Seite 142 - Ten has indeed no advantage as the radix of numerical computation ; and has been raised to the dignity which it now holds, merely by the circumstance of its expressing the number of a man's fingers. They who regard science as the creature of pure reason, must feel somewhat indignant, that a consideration so foreign and mechanical should have determined the form and order of one of the most intellectual and abstract of all the sciences.
Seite 169 - ... notwithstanding the lapse of time since the resolution of the Senate, as yet but very inadequately explored. It was not deemed justifiable to defer longer the answer to the calls of both houses, even if their conclusion from it should be the propriety rather of further inquiry than of immediate action. In freely avowing the hope that the exalted purpose, first conceived by France, may be improved, perfected, and ultimately adopted by the United States, and by all other nations, equal freedom...
Seite 155 - Divide each term of the fraction y^ by 2, by 3, by 4, by 5, by 6, by 10, by 12, by 15, by 20, by 30, by 60.

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