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" One thousand eight hundred and twenty five, the Standard Measure of Capacity, as well for Liquids as for dry Goods not measured by Heaped Measure, shall be the Gallon., containing Ten Pounds Avoirdupois Weight of distilled Water weighed in Air, at the... "
The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review - Page 261
1839
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Useful Tables, Forming an Appendix to the Journal of the Asiatic Society ...

James Prinsep - 1840 - 96 pages
...gallons of England, with their multiples and divisions. This imperial gallon was made to contain 10 tbs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62e Farht. the harometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity therefore of 277.274 cubic inches....
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The farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs: embracing all ...

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1842 - 1319 pages
...the standard measure of capacity, and is directed to be made such as to contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature...thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches, or to contain 277 cubic inches, and 274 thousandth parts of a cubic inch ; consequently, the imperial...
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Elements of Arithmetic: For Schools and Academies. In which Decimal and ...

Pliny Earle Chase - 1844 - 240 pages
...peck. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 4 bushels make 1 coom. 2 cooms make 1 quarter. The gallon "contains 10 Ib. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." This is equivalent to 277.274 cubic inches. TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make...
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The Elements of Arithmetic ... in which Decimal and Integral Arithmetic are ...

Pliny Earle Chase - 1844
...peck. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 4 bushels make 1 coom. 2 cooms make 1 quarter. The gallon "contains 10 Ib. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." This is equivalent to 277.274 cubic inches. TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make...
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The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs ..., Volume 1

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1844 - 1165 pages
...the standard measure of capacity, and is directed to be made such as to contain 10 Ib.s. avoirdupois of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit'* thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches, or to contain 277 cubic inches, and...
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The American Statistical Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools

Francis Henney Smith - 1845 - 276 pages
...shall fie" Derived and computed ; that this Troy pound is equal to the weight of 25.915 cubic inches of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being1 at 30 inches ; and that there beinflffifif^ ffrain,s ipa f there will be 7000 such grains in...
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The North American Arithemetic: Part third for advanced scholars

Frederick Emerson - 1847 - 288 pages
...between the Dry, Wine, and Beer gallon was abolished in Great Britain, in 1826, and an Imperial Gallunwas established, as well for liquids as for dry substances....inches." This quantity of water will be found to measure 277^^ cubic inches. The same Act establishes the pound Troy at 5760 grains, and the pound Avoirdupois...
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The Elements of Arithmetic...: In which Decimal and Integral ..., Part 2

Pliny Earle Chase - 1848 - 240 pages
...gallon. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 4 bushels make 1 coom. 2 cooms make 1 quarter. The gallon "contains 10 Ib. avoirdupois weight of distilled •water, weighed...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." This is equivalent to 277.274 cubic inches. TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make...
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The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1849 - 360 pages
...in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avairdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer'^eing at 30 inches. For a standard of weights, the law of England makes the...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1850 - 360 pages
...in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avairdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. The Act of Parliament which brought the standards of...
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