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" ... are inapplicable to American timber, though bearing the same name. It is much to be desired that numerous and accurate experiments be made in this country by those having the requisite zeal and opportunities ; our architects will then know with certainty... "
Journal of the Franklin Institute - Page 240
1831
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Annual of the National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) - Science - 1865
...opportunities ; our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they are using, and instead of working at hazard and...of their publication will be fully accomplished." A subject of such vital importance in the art of construction as the composition of mortars could not...
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Annual of the National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) - 1866
...opportunities ; our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they are using, and instead of working at hazard and...of their publication will be fully accomplished." A subject of such vital importance in the art of construction as the composition of mortars could not...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 14

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1866
...opportunities ; our architects will theu know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they are using, and instead of working at hazard and...object of their publication will be fully accomplished. " A subject of such vital importance in the art of construction as the composition of mortars could...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1866
...opportunities ; our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they are using, and instead of working at hazard and in the dark, as they now too of;en do, they will be guided by the sure light of practical science to certain and definite results....
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1866
...our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they arc using, and instead of working at hazard and in the dark, as they now too ofien do, they will be guided by the sure light of practical science to certain and definite results....
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Biographical Memoirs, Volume 1

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) - Scientists - 1877
...opportunities ; our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they are using, and instead of working at hazard and...of their publication will be fully accomplished." A subject of such vital importance in the art of construction as the composition of mortars could not...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 18

Smithsonian Institution - Science - 1880 - 844 pages
...our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they arc using, and instead of working at hazard and in the...object of their publication will be fully accomplished. " A subject of such vital importance in the art of construction as the composition of mortars could...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 18

1880
...opportunities ; our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they are using, and instead of working at hazard and...light of practical science to certain and definite resnlts. If these experimente contribute ever so little to the attainment of so important a result,...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 18

Smithsonian Institution - Science - 1880 - 844 pages
...opportunities ; our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they are using, and instead of working at hazard and in the dark, as they now top often do, they will be guided by the sure light of practical science to certain and definite results....
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1866
...our architects will then know with certainty the qualities of the different kinds of woods they arc using, and instead of working at hazard and in the...object of their publication will be fully accomplished. " A subject of such vital importance in the art of construction as the composition of mortars could...
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