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" ... containing ten pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches... "
the farmers magazine - Page 138
1823
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Guy's Tutor's Assistant; Or, Complete School Arithmetic

Joseph Guy - 1827 - 205 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 36

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1827 - 634 pages
...the gallon, .undejr the name of the Imperial standard gaUon; and that it contain, ten pounds, pownds, 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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A Practical View of the Statute Law of Scotland: From the Year ..., Volume 1

Esq. James Watson - 1828 - 602 pages
...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...distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches; and that n measure...
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A Compendium of Mechanics; Or; Text Book for Engineers, Mill-wrights ...

Robert Brunton - 1828 - 189 pages
...which the Standard Troy Pound shall contain 5760. STANDARD GALLON. The Standard Gallon shall contain 10 Pounds Avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. STANDARD FOR HEAPED MEASURE. The Standard for heaped...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 9

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1828
...wherein the standard measure for liquids is defined, for the gallon, to contain "10 pounds, avoirdupoise weight, of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer :" so that you will perceive, from these remarks, the imperial...
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Transactions of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

1863
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The Library of Agricultural and Horticultural Knowledge: With an Appendix on ...

Library, John Baxter - 1830 - 602 pages
...The standard measure of capacity, as well for liquids as for dry goods not measured by heap measure, shall be THE GALLON, containing ten pounds avoirdupois...distilled water (weighed in air at the temperature of 02° Fabr., barometer at 30 in.), and such measure shall he the imperial standard gallon, and shall...
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A concise system of mathematics

Alexander Ingram - 1830 - 120 pages
...standard for measuring both liquid and dry goods is declared to be 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 ; each avoirdupois pound containing...
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The Library of Agricultural and Horticultural Knowledge: With an Appendix on ...

Library, John Baxter - 1830 - 596 pages
...for dry goods not measured by heap measure, shall be THE GALLON, containing ten pounds avoir, dupois weight of distilled water (weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahr., barometer at 30 in.), and such measure shall be the imperial standard gallon, and shall be the...
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Knowledge for the people, or, The plain why and because

John Timbs - 1831 - 302 pages
...gallon, containing lOlbs. avoirdupoise weight, (7000 gr.=l Ib.) of distilled water, weighed in the air, at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer ; the barometer being at 30 inches. The capacity of this gallon is 277.274 cubic inches. Hoffman thus sums up the properties of pure water...
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