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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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Griffiths' Guide to the Iron Trade of Great Britain

Samuel Griffiths - 1873 - 315 pages
...which the Standard Troy Pound shall contain 5760. STANDARD GALLON. The Standard Gallon shall contain 10 Pounds Avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. It shall contain 277^ cubic inches. STANDARD FOE HEAPED...
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Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland ...

1873 - 523 pages
...the cubic foot, containing sixty-two pounds and three hundred and twenty-one thousandths of a pound avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of sixtytwo degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches ; except as relates...
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A dictionary, practical, theoretical, and historical ..., Volume 2; Volume 52

John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1875
...following weight in grains of distilled water, at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches ; viz. : — 7,000, 4,000, 2,000, 1,000 prains. 500, 500, 200, 100 i(rains. 50, ."0, 20, 10 srains....
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Elementary Arithmetic: With Brief Notices of Its History, Volumes 1-12

Robert Potts - 1876
...that from this measure all other measures shall be derived. That the imperial gallon shall contain ten pounds Avoirdupois weight of distilled water,...Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. That a measure shall be made of brass, of such contents, and shall be the imperial standard gallon...
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Elementary Arithmetic: With Brief Notices of Its History, Volumes 1-12

Robert Potts - 1876
...that from this measure all other measures shall be derived. That the imperial gallon shall contain ten pounds Avoirdupois weight of distilled water,...Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches. That a measure shall be mado of brass, of such contents, and shall be the imperial standard gallon...
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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
...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
...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
...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
...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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