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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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Choice chips of revenue lore, from 1660 to 1876 [by R.E.].

R. E - 1877
...the standard measure of capacity, as well for liquids as of 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 a measure...
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Statuts du Canada

Canada - 1879 - 462 pages
...Imperial standard is 479-99197 grains when both are weighed in vacuo, and 480'03648 grains when both are weighed in air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, for which due allowance is to be made when comparing other standards. PART II. PARLIAMENTARY COPIES...
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Statutes at Large ...: (29 v. in 32) Statutes or the United Kingdom, 1801 ...

Great Britain - 1824 - 826 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 a Measure...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 36

1827 - 328 pages
...measure of capacity be the gallon, under the pame of the Imperial standard gallon; and that it contain ten pounds, 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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The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary, Volume 4

John Ogilvie - 1883 - 832 pages
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62" Fanr. , the barometer being at 30 inches. The omcial measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of ..., Volumes 7-9

Royal Society of South Australia - 1885 - 774 pages
...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° Far., the barometer being at 30 in." And the next clause provides for the construction of this and...
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Tasmania

Great Britain - 1896 - 680 pages
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XX Century Cyclopaedia and Atlas: Biography, History, Art, Science ..., Volume 8

1901 - 578 pages
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1 824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs, avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62" Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches. The official measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Book, Volume 10

1918 - 582 pages
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches. The official measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive ..., Volume 10

Charles Morris - 1921 - 486 pages
...standard measure is declared by the act of 1824 to be the imperial gallon, which should contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahr., the barometer being at 30 inches. The official measurement of this quantity of water measured...
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