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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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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1851 - 360 pages
...be determined by weight, in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avoirdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62 Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. For a standard of weights, the law of England makes the...
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A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce ..., Volume 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1852
...liquids for dry goods not measured by heaped measure, shall be the gullvn, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air...the temperature of 62 of Fahrenheit's thermometer, (he barometer beinç? at 30 inches; and such measure shall be the Imperial standard gallon (containing...
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An inquiry into the principles involved in the decimalization of ..., Volume 14

Robert Slater - 1855
...Malt = 2273.461 The statute having affixed " 10 pounds Avoirdupois to be the " standard of 1 gallon of distilled water, weighed in air, at the " temperature...of 62 of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer " being at 30 inches ;" the capacity of the gallon is therefore a fixed quantity, at all times capable...
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The Measures, Weights and Moneys of All Nations, and an Analysis of the ...

Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse - 1856 - 188 pages
...liquids as for dry goods, not measured by heaped * measure, shall be the gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 of Fahrenheit-s thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches ; and such brass measure shall be " the...
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Carrick's commercial calculator

Andrew Carrick (accountant.) - 1856 - 18 pages
...of capacity, as well for liquids as for dry goods, is declared to be the gallon, containing 10 Ibs, avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, and is equal to 277.274 cubic inches. From this measure, which...
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Essays on Indian Antiquities: Historic, Numismatic, and Palæographic, Volume 2

James Prinsep - 1858
...gallons of England, with their multiples and divisions. This imperial gallon was made to contain 1 0 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Far., the barometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity, therefore, of 277.274 cubic inches. Some...
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Essays on Indian Antiquities, Historic, Numismatic, and ..., Volume 2

James Prinsep - 1858
...gallons of England, with their multiples and divisions. This imperial gallon was made to contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Far., the barometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity, therefore, of 277.274 cubic inches. Some...
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The Measures, Weights & Moneys of All Nations: And an Analysis of the ...

Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse - 1859 - 188 pages
...capacity be constructed ; the definition of the gallon as ' the capacity which contains 10 pounds' weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches,' as specified in the act 5 Geo. IV., being still retained....
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A Practical Treatise on Dyeing and Calico-printing; Including the Latest ...

Edward Andrew Parnell - 1860 - 729 pages
...standard of length, in the following manner : According to the act, the imperial standard gallon contains 10 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer be^ng at 30 inches. The pound avoirdupois contains 7000 troy...
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The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1860 - 456 pages
...CAPACITY. 322. The imperial Standard Gallon, for liquids and all dry substances, is a measure that will contain 10 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air, at 62 Fahrenheit, the barometer at 30 inches. It contains 277.274 cubic inches. 323. The Imperial Standard...
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