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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3 "Convention" to "Copyright"   By:

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(1) Numbers following letters (without space) like C2 were originally printed in subscript. When letters are subscripted, they are preceded by an underscore, like C n.

(2) Characters following a carat (^) were originally printed in superscript.

(3) Side notes were relocated to function as titles of their respective paragraphs.

(4) Letters topped by Macron are represented as [=x].

(5) The following typographical errors have been corrected:

Article CONVEYANCING: "By this ingenious device was the publicity of feoffment or enrolment avoided, and the lease and release, as the process was called, remained the usual mode of conveying a freehold, in possession down to the 19th century." 'possession' amended from 'posession'.

Article COPPER: "Vessels of several designs are used some modelled exactly after steel converters, others barrel shaped, but all with side tuyeres elevated about 10 in. above the level of the bottom lining." 'others' amended from 'other'.

Article COPYRIGHT: "The obsolete copyright of the crown in Lilly's Latin Grammar was founded on the fact of its having been drawn up at the king's expense. The universities have a joint right (with the crown's patentees) of printing acts of parliament... Continue reading book >>


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