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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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Then & Now in Education, 1845: 1928: A Message of Encouragement from the ...

Otis William Caldwell - 1923 - 400 pages
...and Beer gallon was abolished in Great Britain, in 1826, and an Imperial Gallon vas established, is well for liquids as for dry substances. The Imperial...inches." This quantity of -water will be found to measure 277i"0",j cubic inches. The same Act establishes the pound Troy at 5760 grains, and the pound Acmrdupyii...
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NBS Special Publication, Issue 222

1957
...gas by meter shall be the cubic foot containing 62.321 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled or rain water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches." 21. The second was the Weights and Measures (Metric System) Act of 1864 [15]...
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Journals, Volume 13, Issue 10

Canada. Legislature. Legislative Assembly - 1854
...standard measure of capacity for liquids and drv goods was declared to be the gallon containing ten Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. This imperial gallon was declared to be the unit and...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - 1866
...gas by meter, the cubic foot, containing 62-321 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled or rain-water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." And had the Act done no more than this it had conferred an important boon on the...
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Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, Volumes 9-11

Royal Society of South Australia - 1887
...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 Par., the barometer being at 30 in." And the next clause provides for the construction of this and...
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Journals of the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons - 1905
...the cubic foot, containing sixty-two pounds and three hundred "and twenty-one thousandth of a pound avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed " in air at the temperature of sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer the baro" meter being at thirty inches." Page 2, line...
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