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. £. £ 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 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 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. 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. IVine Measure. 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 I livre. do. 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 ? 2. What will 9760 lb. of pepper come to, at 27. ducats per 100 ? 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 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 оо 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 4500 4 400O 9370 lb. rice 12. 13. 14. 15 оо 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 18 i 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 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 |