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Hi David,

Just thought I would give you some additional background on matters pertaining to books on Metrology. When I was still in my mid 20's back in the mid 70's, I was introduced to the earliest publications of John Michell by a friend I had met after moving to my current city Capitol of NC, called Raleigh after the founder of the 1st. English settlement in the then New World. Shortly after having my mind re-altered to an entirely different perspective of history and measurement matters by Michell's books I acquired employment in the local County government office of Register of Deeds, whose duties involved storage and safekeeping of all public land records and transactions in the same manner handed down by English law practices that go back to the Magna Carta document itself. I had by this time already become familiarized with the English metric units of the Saxon system of links, chains, perches, rods, furlongs, etc. by Michell and was now reviewing those same units described in Metes and Bounds surveys of these earliest settlers in books as old as the County was established in the late 1700's. These very expensive to produce books in their day, still using quilled pen and calligraphic written entries, such as also found in the book I read for the 1st. time online pertaining to John Greaves's metrologic studies, with the elongated scrolling s's that always looked like f's. LOL! Back then, these books were housed in a term called vaults, which they probably were stored in long ago, but now in a modern building facility with good central air ventilation, because the dust rising from the constant opening and shutting of them could generate quite a cloud of paper dust in the air after a busy day's activities by lawyers, and their paralegal staff conducting title searches on properties sometimes extending back to those earliest volumes. Long ago, smoking tobacco products produced in this region also brought back to Europe by these first inhabitants was still permitted in the vault, which oddly enough, had a counter adverse positive health effect due to the sticky tar smoke keeping the dust to a minimum and stuck to the volumes instead of the air. LOL!

It would only be 20 years later that I first had to opportunity to introduce myself to John Michell in phone and letter correspondences in 1998, which was the year he sent me free of charge, his own book "Ancient Metrology" after reviewing one of mine pertaining to another matter involving a Chess design I had created back then based around what I had learned of his works at that time. Upon discussing those early volumes I learned he had sold the copyrights to publishers of them, and he had hardly made a dime for his efforts to research and produce them in royalties afterwards. It is a sad lament tale of both writers and artists of all genres such as musicians. That is probably the main reason to this day I have never attempted to write for publication, any of my own research efforts concerning Metrologic matters in the intervening years since my introduction to him, but instead present my findings on this website instead to any and all interested parties gathered here. So I have nothing to lament about all the time and effort involved with these studies and discoveries over the years and especially since his demise over 10 yrs. ago now. The day and age of truly great discoveries pertaining to the true knowledge of ancient cultures is coming to a close I think. And it is only a matter of time before more people become aware of that knowledge as many of us here already are. That realization is mostly the reason I now devote my time and efforts to other perhaps more rewarding pursuits instead of metrologic matters recently. But I still enjoy watching my little Casio calculator churn out figures of so much familiarity when proper input is placed into it's Registers also. :) Hopefully a more wide awake audience will be found to entertain such pursuits in the future, but seeing so little accomplished in over the past few hundred years already since many ground breaking discoveries were already made, I have to wonder how much longer that time will be.

Best regards,

Stephen

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