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... grain. By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois and Troy pound and ounce respectively, it appears that the Troy pound is less than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 14 to 17 nearly ; but the Troy ounce is greater than the Avoirdupois,...
British Almanac and Companion - Page 94
1851

## Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1833 - 614 pages
...— 39 0 0 structed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois...is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion of fourteen to seventeen nearly ; but the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois, in the proportion...

## Encyclopædia Americana, ed. by F. Lieber assisted by E. Wigglesworth (and T ...

Encyclopaedia Americana - 1833 - 548 pages
...0 0 Ill etiucted in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois...is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion of fourteen to seventeen nearly ; but the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois, in the proportion...

## Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 480 pages
...of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to yiT of a grain. By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois...greater than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 79 to 72 nearly. • The Troy pound.is equal to the weight of 22-815 cubic inches of distilled water,...

## Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 472 pages
...of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,OOO grains downwards to T|5 of a grain. By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois...to 17 nearly ; but the Troy ounce is greater than ¿lie Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 79 to 72 nearly. The Troy pound is equal to the weight of 22-815...

## Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1835 - 546 pages
...39 0 0 . structed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois...and troy pound and ounce respectively, it appears thai the troy pound is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion of fourteen to seventeen nearly...

## A manual of commerce

William Waterston - 1840 - 280 pages
...= 20 = 1 = 1 The troy pound is lees than the avoirdupois in the proportion of 14 to 17 nearly ; hut the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois in the proportion of 79 to 72 nearly. Tlwßneness of gold and silver Is expressed in the manner explained in pages 139 and...

## The Popular Encyclopedia

1841 - 1006 pages
...weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downwards to one hundredth of a grain. By comparing the number of grains in the avoirdupois and troy pound and ouuce respectively, it appears that the troy pound is less than the avoirdupois, in the proportion...

## System of universal geography, founded on the works of Malte-Brun and Balbi

System - 1842 - 894 pages
...subdivided into 76вО avoirdupois grains, 10 of which made a scruple, 30 a dram, and 480 an ounce. The troy pound is less than the avoirdupois in the proportion of 144 to 175, or of 14 to 17 nearly ; but the troy ounce is greater than the avoirdupois in the proportion...