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" Tun ; but these may be considered rather as the names of the casks in which such commodities are imported, than as expressing any definite number of gallons. It is the practice to gauge all such vessels, and to charge them according to their actual content... "
British Almanac and Companion - Page 93
1851
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A Dictionary of the Military Science: Containing an Explanation of the ...

E. S. Norman Campbell - 1830 - 304 pages
...Gallons, the Kilderkin of 18 Gallons, the Barrel of 36, the Hogshead of 54, and the Butt of 108 Gallons. Flour is sold nominally by measure, but actually by Weight, reckoned at 7 Ib. Avoirdupoise to a gallon. Imperial Measure of Capacity, for coals, culm, lime, fish, potatoes,...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 8

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1831 - 628 pages
...commodities are imported, than as expressing any definite number of gallons. It is the practice to guage all such vessels, and to charge them according to their actual content. DIVISION III. Imperial measure of capacity, for coals, culm, lime, fish, potatoes, fruit, and other...
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Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - 1834 - 472 pages
...commodities are imported, than as expressing any definite number of gallons. It is the practice to guage all such vessels, and to charge them according to...weight, reckoned at 71b. avoirdupois to a gallon. Division III. Imperial Measure of Capacity for coals, culm, lime, fish, potatoes, fruit, and other...
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The Popular Encyclopedia;: pt. 1: On the rise and progress of the fine arts ...

Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford - 1841 - 488 pages
...may be considered rather as the names of the casks in which such commodities are imported, than as expressing any definite number of gallons. It is the practice to gauge all such vessels, und to charge them according to their actual content. Portugal, ï-eçoas «-(О „. Prussia, Mile«...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 4

1841 - 598 pages
...four denominations are used for dry materials only ; the othejs are employed in measuring liquids. Flour is sold, nominally, by measure, but actually by weight, reckoned at 7 Ibs. Avoirdupois to a gallon. TABLE OF IMPERIAL LIQUID AND DRY MEABURR, Compared with Wine and Winchester...
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The Tutor's Assistant, Or Comic Figures of Arithmetic

Alfred Crowquill - 1843 - 156 pages
...may be considered rather as the names of the casks in which such commodities are imported, than as expressing any definite number of gallons. It is the...vessels, and to charge them according to their actual contents. The Imperial Measures were established by Act 5 Geo. IV. c. 74. Before that time there were...
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The principles and practice of arithmetic and mensuration: with the use of ...

James Wharton - 1847 - 222 pages
...may be considered rather as the names of the casks in which such commodities are imported, than as expressing any definite number of gallons. It is the...nominally, by measure, but actually by weight, reckoned at 7 Ib. Avoirdupois to a gallon. Imperial Measure of Capacity for Coals, Culm, Lime, Fish, Potatoes,...
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Mathematics for practical men

Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1848 - 572 pages
...commodities are imported, than a* expressing any definite number of gallons. It is the practice to pn°e all such vessels, and to charge them according to their actual content. &jcare laches. Sq. Fe«t. 1 <q Yards 1290 = 39204 = 1568160 = 6272640 = 9 = 272.1 = 10890 = 43560 =...
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Murray's modern cookery book. Modern domestic cookery, by a lady

Modern domestic cookery - 1851 - 750 pages
...casks in which such commodities are imported, than as expressing any definite number of gallons. It a the practice to gauge all such vessels, and to charge...nominally by measure, but actually by weight, reckoned at 7 Ib. Avoirdupois to a Gallon. 4. — Measure of Weight. AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 27JJ Grains = 1 Dram =...
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The Unions' and parish officers' year-book [afterw.] The Union, parish, and ...

1852
...imported, than as expressing any definite numher of gallons. It is the practice to gange all snch ressels, and to charge them according to their actual content. Flour is sold nominally hy measure, hut actually hy weight, reckoned at 71h. Aroirdupois to a Gallon. 4. MEASURE OF WEIGHT....
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