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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 North American Arithmetic: for advanced scholars. Part third

Frederick Emerson - 1834 - 288 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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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 - 92 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 State of the ...

Thomas Edlyne Tomlins - 1835
...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
...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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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
...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 - 336 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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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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