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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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Transactions, Issue 1

Literary and Historical Society of Quebec - 1863
...avoirdupois. The standard unit of all measures x>f capacity is the Imperial standard gallon containing 10 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahrenheit's thermometer. This is equal to 277£ cubic inches, or about f more than the old wine gallon....
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A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the ..., Volume 1

William Thomas Brande, George William Cox - 1865
...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...Fahrenheit's 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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Annals of British Legislation: Digest of blue books, Volume 2

Leone Levi - 1866
...avoirdupois ; drachm avoirdupois equals ¿r of ounce avoirdupois. "3. Standard gallon 'containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 80 inches,' the same being in bulk equal to 277'274 cubic inches....
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A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the ..., Volume 1

George William Cox - 1867
...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...Fahrenheit's 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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The Farmer's and Planter's Encyclopaedia of Rural Affairs: Embracing All the ...

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1869 - 1179 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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Stoddard's Complete Arithmetic: Being the New Practical Arithmetic of the ...

John Fair Stoddard - 1888 - 456 pages
...for liquids as for grain, seeds, fruits, etc., shall be the Imperial Standard Gallon, containing ten pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of 02' of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer* being at 30 inches, the bulk of such water being 277.274...
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Annual report of the registrar-general of births, deaths, and ..., Volumes 30-31

1869
...for liquids 09 for dry goods not measured by heap measures shall be the Gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 60 of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. t The Pound Tower = 5400 grains...
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The merchants' handbook

William Alfred BROWNE - 1872 - 278 pages
...sorts of liquids as for dry goods not measured by heaped measure is the Imperial Gallon containing 10 pounds Avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit-s thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. The gallon imperial contains...
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A Series of Metric Tables: In which the British Standard Measures and ...

Charles Hutton Dowling - 1872 - 124 pages
...these standards. 3. Standard of Capacity. The standard Gallon, "containing 10 Ib. avoirdupois, the weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches." By the report of the Royal Commissioners, the weight...
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Statuts du Canada

Canada - 1873
...the cubic foot, containing sixty -two pounds and three hundred and twenty -one thousandths of a pound avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of sixtytwo degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches ; except as relates...
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