Legislative Weight in America
Measurement, Instruments, Heat, Politics
Responds to a New York Commercial Inquirer article on the weight of members of the Assembly of New York. Thinks that the 'warmth' of the assembly's discussions should be 'ascertained by thermometer' and the 'specific gravity' and 'heaviness' of each member.
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