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3. Change 579 millreas 750 reas to Sterling, at 55. 71d. per millrea.

579,750

671

4058,250 34785,00

289,875

12) 39133,125

I

s. d.

2!0)32611

Anf. £.163 1 1 4. In £.163 1 1 sterling, how many milireas, at 55. 7ļd. per millrea?

d. £. £
5 71 : 1000 163 15

Anf. 579 mill. 750 reas. 5. What 'is the commission on 6245 mill. 46 reas, at 21 per cent. ?

6245,046

2į per 1,00

::

I

12490092
3122523

156,12615 Anf. 156 mill. 126 reas. 6. Suppose a cargo is sold for 6245 millreas, at two months credit, for prompt payment of which į per cento per month is allowed; how much is the discount? 1)6245

Or thus,

per cent. for 2 months=1 per cent. 31,225 for 1 month

6245

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Ans. 62,450 for 2 months

62,45 7. Suppose you import 5960 hogshead staves and 5060 barrel staves, on which therë is a duty of 23 per cent. which is taken in kind, how many of each remain for sale ?

Anf. 4590 hhd. and 3897 bbl.
M. R.

M. R. 8. 702 barrels of flour at 8,600 per bbl. 6037,200 9. 4590 hhd. staves

:030 per stave

137.700 10. 3897 bbl. do.

,020 per do.

77,940 71 alquiers of beans

:480 per alquier

11.

34:080

MEASURES OF PORTUGAL,

Cloth Measure.
A vara is 43 inches Englifh.
A covedo is 26 ditto.

IVine Measure.
I almude is 12 canados.
1 canado is 4 quarteels.
An almude is 41 gallons, English wine measure.
A canado is 3 pints English.

Corn Measure. i moy is 15 fangas. 1 fanga is 4 alquiers. i moy of 60 alquiers is 3 English quarters, or 24 bushels, Win

chester measure. i quarter is 20 Alquiers. 1 English bushel is 2į alquiers in Lisbon, 2 alquiers in Oporto,

and 21 alquiers in Figuiras. A moy of salt is the same measure as corn, A pipe of coals is 16 fangas. i fanga is 8 alquiers. A pipe of coals is 128 alquiers, which at 2 alquiers per bushel, is

514 bushels English.

WEIGHTS OF PORTUGAL, 1 quintal is 4 arobes. 1 arobe is 32 pounds, so that a quintal is 128 lb. Portugal weight,

which is equal to about 132 lb. English, avoirdupois weight. A pound is about 16 ounces English.

Loss by exchanging English money in Portugal. An English guinea passes at Lisbon for 3 m. 600 r. which is 134

reas, or 9 pence less than the value. An English crown paffes for 800 reas, which is 89 reas, or 6 pence,

less than the value. An English shilling passes for 160 reas, which is 18 reas, or about

1 penny, less than the value.

LEGHORN. Accounts are kept in Piastres, Soldi, and Denari, reckoning 12 deniers to a soldi, and 20 soldi to i piastre or dollar of 48d. fterling at par.

1 paul, or 2 sols, are equal to
6 livres
53 livres (effective money)
I ducat

I livre.
I piastre or dollar,

do.

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Weights-A pound is only 12 ounces in all commodities.

145 lb. is said to be equal to the English quintal of 112 lb.; but fish generally renders about 136 to 138 lb. per quintal.

145 lb. in Leghorn make 112 lb, in the U, States.

4 brasses 100 brasses

64 yards, U. States. 1 palm

9 inches, do. 4 sacks are 2 per cent. less than an English quarter, of 8 bushels.

1 cane.

1. How much will 5630 lb. of ginger come to, at 9 piastres

per 100 ?

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2. What will 9760 lb. of pepper come to, at 27. ducats per

100 ?

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What will 143700 lb. of pitch come to, at 26 pauls per 100 ? NOTE. 1 paul is equal to of a livre,

143700

26

862200 287400

37362,00 pauls.

2

374724
6)24908 livres.

4151 68

Ans. 4151 piast. 6 fol. 8 den. 4. How much will 4200 facks of wheat come to, at 26 livres, effective money, per fack ?

4200

26

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25200

8400 liv. piaft. 53 :: 109200 livres. Anf. 18991 piast. 6 fols. 1 den.

piast. s.

s.de Ioo barrels pork 16 piast. per lb. 1600 1000 do. flour 10 do.

10500 2660 lb. coffee 26 do. per 100

691 120 6578 lb. pimento 18 do. do.

1184 09 24 liv.cur.money pr.100, 374 16 o 97270 lb. logwood 16 piast. per 1000

1556 64 4170 lb. Russia wax 33į ducats per 100 1629 15 6 104060 lb. sugar 30 piast. per 151 lb.

20674 35 3350 lb. loaf-lugar 30 do. per 100

1005 1000 casks tar

41 do.

per
calk

4500
100000 staves

4
do.

400O

9370 lb. rice

12.

13. 14. 15

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per 100

NA PLES.

Accounts are kept in Ducats and Grains, reckoning 100 grains to i ducat.

The current coins are grains, carlins, ducats, dollars, and ounces, I grains make a carlin ; 10 carlins I ducat ; 3 ducats i ounce,

Y

The Naples dollar passes for 120 grains, an the Spanish dollar før 126 grains.

100 lb. Naples weight are equal to 64 lb. English.

Brandy is sold per cask of 12 barrels, or 132 gallons ; 60 karafts make a barrel. Sewing silks are sold per

lb. of 12 ounces. Luftrings are

fold

per of 84 inches. Sugar, coffee, fish, and tobacco are sold per cantar, of 196 lb. in the United States.

The cantar is subdivided into 100 rotolas of 33 ounces each.

cane

1.

at 92

What is the amount of 10 casks 6 barrels 29 karafts of brandy, ducats per calk ?

92

10

46

2 55

64 nearest 51

920
6 bbl.
20 kar.

18
5
do,

i
4
do.
969 70

Anl. 969 ducats 70 grains. What is the amount of 2 casks of clayed sugar, weighing neat 10 cantars 5 1 rotolas, at 65 dollars per cantar ? rot. doli.

rot. Іоо : 65 :: 1051

Or thus, 65 65

2.

10

I do. 70

5255

650 6306

50 rot. { 32 50

65 duc. 683,15

duc. 683 15

Anf. 683 ducats 15 grains. 3. How much is the amount of 1 box of scented soap, containing 100 parcels of 16 ounces each, at 22 grains per rotola ?

IOO
16

OZ.

gr. 33 22

1600 oz.

: Anf. 10 ducats 66 grains, 4. What is the commission on 996 ducats, at 2 per cent. ?

Anf. 19 ducats 92 grainsa

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