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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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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 3

1836
...gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight (7000 grains =1 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 cubick inches. From the most careful experiments, it appears...
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The British Colonial Library, [comprising a Popular and Authentic ...

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1836 - 360 pages
...in the year, of a succulent and yet mealy gallon established, which must contain precisely 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight, of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 degrees of Farenheit thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches. By this Act the English pound...
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History of Southern Africa: Comprising the Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius ...

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1836 - 382 pages
...in the year, of a succulent and yet mealy gallon established, which must contain precisely 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight, of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62 degrees of Farenheit thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches. By this Act the English pound...
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Oliver and Boyd's Edinburgh Almanac and National Repository ...

1837
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 4

1838
...gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupoise weight (7000 grains = 1 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 cvibic inches. From the most careful experiments, it appears...
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The Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economical ..., Volume 2

George Richardson Porter - 1838 - 396 pages
...of them a measure, called an Imperial Gallon, was established. This gallon was declared to contain ten 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 content of the Imperial...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 1

1839
...Gallon was 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 277.274 cubic inches. The same...
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The North American Arithmetic: For Advanced Scholars. part third

Frederick Emerson - 1839 - 300 pages
...Gallon was 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 277-^^ cubic inches. The same...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 1

1839
...Gallon was 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 277.274 cubic inches. The same...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In the Order, and Compiled from the ...

William Blackstone, John Bethune Bayly - 1840 - 766 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 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches; and a measure made of brass,...
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