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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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Journals, Volume 13, Issue 10

Canada. Legislature. Legislative Assembly - 1854
...standard measure of capacity for liquids and drv goods was declared to be the gallon containing ten Ibs. avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed in air at the temperature of 62° Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. This imperial gallon was declared to be the unit and...
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Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, Volumes 9-11

Royal Society of South Australia - 1887
...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° Par., the barometer being at 30 in." And the next clause provides for the construction of this and...
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Journals of the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons - 1905
...the cubic foot, containing sixty-two pounds and three hundred "and twenty-one thousandth of a pound avoirdupois weight of distilled water, weighed " in air at the temperature of sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer the baro" meter being at thirty inches." Page 2, line...
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