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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 London Quarterly Review, Volume 36

1827
...of capacity be the gallon, under the pame of the Imperial standard gallon; and that it contain ten pounds, avoirdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62, the barometer being at 30 inches, and that this be the unit, and only standard measure of capacity....
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The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary, Volume 4

John Ogilvie - 1883
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62" Fanr. , the barometer being at 30 inches. The omcial measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of ..., Volumes 7-9

Royal Society of South Australia - 1885
...The only legal unit for the sale of gas by meter shall be the cubic foot, containing 62'321 pounds weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Far., the barometer being at 30 in." And the next clause provides for the construction of this and...
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Robinson's New Higher Arithmetic: For High Schools, Academies, and ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1895 - 506 pages
...CAPACITY. 324. 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 G2 Fahrenheit, the barometer at 30 inches. It contains 277.274 cubic inches. 325. The Imperial standard...
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XX Century Cyclopaedia and Atlas: Biography, History, Art, Science ..., Volume 8

1901
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1 824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs, avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62" Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches. The official measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Book, Volume 10

1918
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches. The official measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Volume 10

Charles Morris - 1921
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches. The official measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Volume 10

Thomas Edward Finegan - 1922
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs, avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches. The official measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Then & Now in Education, 1845: 1923; a Message of Encouragement from the ...

Otis William Caldwell, Stuart Appleton Courtis - 1923 - 400 pages
...distinction between the Dry, Wine, and Beer gallon was abolished in Great Britain, in 1826, and an Imperial Gallon was established, as well for liquids...Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer standing at SO inches." This quantity of -water will be found to measure 371-fflfg cubic inches. The same Act establishes...
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Pitman's Business Man's Guide: A Handbook for All Engaged in Business

John Arthur Slater - 1924 - 621 pages
...capacity, for dry and liquid articles, contains exactly four quarts. The imperial gallon contains 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 60 Fahrenheit, the barometer standing at 30 ins. The imperial gallon measures 277-274 cubic inches....
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