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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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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 15

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1831
...as well for liquids as dry goods not measured liv heaped measure. shall he the gallon, containing 1O 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, &c. &c." Not feeling satisfied,...
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Knowledge for the People, Or, The Plain why and Because, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1832 - 322 pages
...gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupoise weight, (7000 gr.=llb.) 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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The Artificer's Complete Lexicon, for Terms Prices, Etc

John Bennett (Engineer) - 1833 - 488 pages
...for liquids as lor dry goods not measured WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. Uniformity Act. 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 a measure...
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The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars

Frederick Emerson - 1834 - 300 pages
...Gallonwas established, as well for liquids as for dry substances. The Imperial gallon must contain " 10 pounds, Avoirdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches." This quantity of water will be found to measure 277T2s™o cubic inches. The...
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Treatise on Arithmetic, Practical and Theoretical

Dionysius Lardner - 1834 - 353 pages
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Useful Tables, Forming an Appendix to the Journal of the Asiatic Society ...

James Prinsep - 1834 - 92 pages
...gallons of England, with their multiples and divisions. This imperial gallon was made to contain 10 Ihs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Farht., the harometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity therefore of 277 .274 cuhic inches....
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Useful Tables, Forming an Appendix to the Journal of the Asiatic Society ...

James Prinsep - 1834 - 312 pages
...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° Farht., the barometer standing atiO inches. It has a capacity therefore of 277.274 cubic inches. Some...
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The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present ..., Volume 2

Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins - 1835 - 834 pages
...standard measure of capacity, as well for liquids as for dry goods not measured by neaped measure, at or near sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches ; and a measure...
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The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending ..., Volume 2

Luke Hebert - 1835 - 938 pages
...exactness. The standard gallon is determined by the act to be such measure as shall contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62°. of Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches, to be used as well for wine, beer, ale, spirits, and all sorts...
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - 1835 - 788 pages
...dry goods, that are not measured by a heaped measure, shall be the gallon, containing ten pounds of avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62 degrees, of Farenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at SO inches, and which is declared to be...
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