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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 Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economical ..., Volume 2

George Richardson Porter - 1838
...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 - 288 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 - 700 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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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Robert Burns - 1840 - 221 pages
...measure of capacity. It must contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air of the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, or 277,274 cubic inches. The imperial gallon is about £ larger than the old wine gallon, and ,fa less...
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Useful Tables, Forming an Appendix to the Journal of the Asiatic Society ...

James Prinsep - 1840 - 96 pages
...gallons of England, with their multiples and divisions. This imperial gallon was made to contain 10 tbs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62e Farht. the harometer standing at 30 inches. It has a capacity therefore of 277.274 cubic inches....
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The farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs: embracing all ...

Cuthbert William Johnson - 1842 - 1319 pages
...the standard measure of capacity, and is directed to be made such as to contain 10 Ibs. avoirdupois of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature...of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer standing at 30 inches, or to contain 277 cubic inches, and 274 thousandth parts of a cubic inch ; consequently,...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 3

1843
...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 Elements of Arithmetic ... in which Decimal and Integral Arithmetic are ...

Pliny Earle Chase - 1844
...peck. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 4 bushels make 1 coom. 2 cooms make 1 quarter. The gallon "contains 10 Ib. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in...Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." This is equivalent to 277.274 cubic inches. TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute. min. 60...
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