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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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The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1849 - 394 pages
...in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avairdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer'^eing at 30 inches. For a standard of weights, the law of England makes the...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1850 - 368 pages
...in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avairdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. The Act of Parliament which brought the standards of...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - 1851 - 360 pages
...determined by weight, in which case the measure to contain a gallon must be of a capacity to hold 10 pounds, avoirdupois weight, of distilled water, weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. For a standard of weights, the law of England makes the...
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A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce ..., Volume 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1852
...liquids ля for dry goods not measured by heaped measure, shall be the gullvn, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air...the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, (he barometer beinç? at 30 inches; and such measure shall be the Imperial standard gallon (containing...
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A Collection of Tables and Formulæ Useful in Surveying, Geodesy, and ...

Thomas Jefferson Lee - 1853 - 286 pages
...of length, in the following manner: According to the act, the imperial standard gallon contains 10 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit's Thermometer, the Barometer being at 30 inches. The pound avoirdupois contains 7,000 troy...
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An inquiry into the principles involved in the decimalization of ..., Volume 14

Robert Slater - 1855
...this scientific maxim, the law declares, that 10 1bs. Avoirdupois shall be the standard of one gallon of distilled water, " weighed in air at the temperature...of " Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being 30 inches." The Avoirdupois pound, therefore, becomes the index of capacity and extension as well as...
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The Measures, Weights and Moneys of All Nations, and an Analysis of the ...

Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse - 1856 - 188 pages
...liquids as for dry goods, not measured by heaped * measure, shall be the gallon, containing 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit-s thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches ; and such brass measure shall be " the...
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Carrick's commercial calculator

Andrew Carrick (accountant.) - 1856 - 18 pages
...of capacity, as well for liquids as for dry goods, is declared to be the gallon, containing 10 Ibs, avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, and is equal to 277.274 cubic inches. From this measure, which...
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The Theory and Practice of Brewing Illustrated ...

William Littell Tizard - 1857 - 584 pages
...establishing uniformity of weights and measures," which provides, that *' the gallon shall contain ten pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed...thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches ;" and fixes the cubic inch at 252-458 grains, at the same atmospheric pressure and temperature, the pound...
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Essays on Indian Antiquities, Historic, Numismatic, and ..., Volume 2

James Prinsep - 1858
...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° Far., the barometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity, therefore, of 277.274 cubic inches. Some...
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