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4. In 31478 lb. of sugar, how many piculs ?

125) 31478251

250

647 625

228
125

101

23

103

Ans. 251 piculs 103 ib. 5. In 50632 lb. how many piculs ? Anf. 405 pic. 7 lb. 6. 12648 7. 31478

251 103 8. What will 279 piculs 25 lb. of sugar come to, at 7 rix dol. Lars per picul ?

279

1953
139 24

25=;

1 24

2094 oo

Ans. 2094 rix dols.

CH IN A.

are

1 mace.

1 tale.

Calculations made in Tales, Mace, Candareens, and Carh. 10 cash

make

I candareen. 10 candareens

10 mace The tale of China is estimated at 1 dollar 48 cents in the United States,

The Spanish dollar is current at 72 candareens.
Weights are in Tales, Piculs, and Cattas-

16 tales make i catta ; 100 cattas i picul. A picul is equal to 133 } lb. English. The cavid of China is 141 inches ; it is divided into 10 parts.

To change pounds English to Cattas. REOLE, Deduct 25 per cent, or one quarter,

for cattas,

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To change cattas to pounds Englijk.
Rule. Add one third for pounds English.

EXAMPLE.
In 47001 cattas how many lb. English ?

1)47001

15667
Anf. 62668 lb. English.

1.

PRACTICAL QUESTIONS. What is the amount of 308 chests of bohea tea, weighing neat 101956 lb. at 15 tales per picul ?

4)101956 1.

25489
cat. tal.

15
: 76467 cattas.

15

100

:

:

382335
76467

11470 tales

5 cand.

2.

11470,05

Ans. What will 75 chests of fouchong tea come to, weighing neat 4875 lb. at 44 tales per picul ?

4)4875

12181

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3. How many dollars will pay for an invoice of tea, amounting to 6446 tales i mace 6 candareens ?

72)6446 1 68953

576

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Accounts are kept in Dollars, Rials, and Quartos.

12 quartos make i rial; 8 rials 1 dollar, The arobe is 25 lb. 51 arobes make a picul. Their 100 lb. is equal to 104 lb. English.

1. What will 1897 bags of sugar amount to, weighing neat 1361 piculs i arobe 173 lb. at 6 dollars per arobe?

1361 I 177

6

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8168 o

Anf. 8168 dollars. pic, ar. I. dol. ri.

dol. 9. 2. 118 bags of sugar, weighing 89 1 22į at 57

Anf. 3. 663 do.

469 3 18

6

2819

524 6

do.

COLUMBO, ISLE OF CEYLON.

The money is in paper, silver, and gold. Paper money is in the bills of the Company, and is of uncertain value,

Silver is in the rupees of different parts of India.
The Sicca rupee is worth more than any other by 7 to 8 per cent.
Gold is the Mohur pagoda.
The exchange is various, as filver is rarely seen.

6 stivers make shilling Flemish.
8 shillings

i rix dollar.
i rupee,
i Spanish dollar.

30 stivers
641 do.

J A P A N.

1 mace.

10 mace

Accounts are in Tales, Mace, and Candareens,
10 candareens make

I tale=of a dollar, or 75 cents.
Ten mace are equal to i rix dollar.
Six tales make a corban, a gold coin not used in accounts.

In Weights-10 tales make i mace ; 16 mace i catta.
The ichan or hickey is 31 feet.

The balee is 65 quarts.

Thirty-five per cent. was the duty on privileged imports in 1799. It is on the exports (which are all

free of duty) that the Dutch make their profit upon their return to Batavia. A privilege is granted to the captain of the Dutch ships to carry money, which often fells at. an advance.

How much is the neat proceeds of 4 silver watches, at 35 tales: each, deducting the duty of 35 per cent. ?

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Form of an Account of Sales.

4 filver watches, ist kind
6 silver watches, 2d kind

tales.

35
23:1

Duties.

tales, 49 48,5,1

Neat. tales. 91 90,0,9

The article is given in the first column, the price in the next column, the duties in the third, and the neat proceeds in the fourth.

PARTICULARS OF THE TONNAGE OF GOODS, As calculated to make up the Tonnage for the Freight of Goods

brought in Euft-India or China Ships to Europe, viz.

PIECE-GOODS.

Pieces to the Ton.

600 400 600 600

800 R.800

R.400

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Forr ST. GEORGE,

BENGAL.
Pieces to

the Ton. Allejars

800 Coopees Betellees

400

Callicoes Callawapores

800 Chillaes Chintz of all sorts R.400 | Chowtars Ginghams

800 Chunderbannies Izzarees

800 | Chinachures Longcloths

160 Cambrics Moorees

800 Chucklaes Sallam pores

400 | Cushtaes Sastracundies

800 Coffaes

Charconnaes
BENGAL.

Cuttannees
Addaties

700 | Doolooties Alliballies

400 Dungaries Allachaws

Doreas Allibannies

R.800 Dimities Arras

R.400 | Diapers, broad Atchabannies

800 | Ditto narrow Baftaes

R.400 Elatches Bandannoes, or Taffa de

Emmerties Foolas

R.800 Gurrahs Carridarries

600 | Ditto long Callipatties

400 | Ginghams, coloured

I 200

400 800 400

600 R.800 R.400 R.400

400 боо 400

600 R.800

600 400 200 600

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