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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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Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of ..., Volumes 7-9

Royal Society of South Australia - 1885
...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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XX Century Cyclopaedia and Atlas: Biography, History, Art, Science ..., Volume 8

1901
...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
...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
...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

Thomas Edward Finegan - 1922
...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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Pitman's Business Man's Guide: A Handbook for All Engaged in Business

John Arthur Slater - 1924 - 621 pages
...capacity, for dry and liquid articles, contains exactly four quarts. The imperial gallon contains 10 Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 60° Fahrenheit, the barometer standing at 30 ins. The imperial gallon measures 277-274 cubic inches....
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Then & Now in Education, 1845: 1928: A Message of Encouragement from the ...

Otis William Caldwell - 1923 - 400 pages
...Gallon vas established, is 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 277i"0",j cubic inches. The...
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Acts of the Parliament of the Dominion of Canada, Volumes 1-2

Canada - 1879
...Imperial standard is 479-99197 grains when both are weighed in vacua, 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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NBS Special Publication, Issue 222

1957
...gas by meter shall be the cubic foot containing 62.321 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled or rain water weighed in air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches." 21. The second was the Weights and Measures (Metric System) Act of 1864 [15] by which...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - 1866
...gas by meter, the cubic foot, containing 62-321 pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled or rain-water weighed in air at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit's...thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches." And had the Act done no more than this it had conferred an important boon on the gas companies, and on...
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