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APOTHECARIES WEIGHT. 20 Grains

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1 Scruple. 3 Scruples

I Dram. 8 Drams

I Ounce. 12 Ounces

1 Pound. Note. Apothecaries use this weight in compounding their medicines ; but they buy and sell their drugs by Avoirdupois weight.

CLOTH MEASURE.

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4 Nails 4 Quarters 3 Quarters 5 Quarters

1 Quarter.
1 Yard.
1 Ell Flemish.
1 Ell English
1 Ell French.

6 Quarters

LONG MEASURE.

3 Feet

40 Poles

3 Barley Corns

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1 Inch. 12 Inches

1 Foot.

1 Yard. si Yards, or 16 Feet,

i Pole, Rod, or Perch.

1 Furlong. 8. Furlongs

1 Mile. 3 Miles

1 League. 60 Geographical, or 691 Statute Miles;

1 Degree. Note. In this measure, length only is considered.

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LAND OR SQUARE MEASURE. 144 Square Inches

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i Square Foot.

1 Yard. 304 Yards, or

i Pole, Rod, or Perch. 40 Poles or Perches

1 Rood,

1 Acre. Note. This measure respects length and breadth.

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4 Roods

WINE MEASURE.

2 Pints

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I Quart. 4 Quarts

i Gallon. 42 Gallons

1 Tierce. 63 Gallons

1 Hogshead. Gallons

1 Puncheon, 2 Hogsheads

1 Pipe or Butt. 2 Pipe or 4 Hogsheads

i Tun. Note. The wine gallon contains 231 cubic inches,

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ALE AND Beer MEASURE, 2 Pints

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I Quart. 4 Quarts

1 Gallon. 8 Gallons

i Firkin of Ale. 9 Gallons

i Firkin of Beer. 2 Firkins

i Kilderkin. 2 Kilderkins

a Barrel. 54 Gallons

i Hhd. of Beer. 3 Barrels

1 Butt. Note. The ale gallon contains 282 cubic inches.

CUBIC OR SOLID MEASURE, 1728 inches

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1 Foot.

1 Yard. 40 Feet of round Timber or 50 Feet of hewn Timber

i Ton or Load. 128 Solid Feet

1 Cord of Wood. Note. 8 feet in length, 4 in breadth, and 4 in height, making 128 solid feet, contain a cord of wood. This measure respects length breadth, and thickness.

DRY MEASURE. 2 Pints

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1 Quart. 2 Quarts

1 Pottle. 2 Pottles

i Gallon. 2 Gallons

1 Peck. 4 Fecks

1 Bushel. 2 Bushels

i Strike, 4 Bushels

I Coom. 8 Bushels

i Quarter. 36 Bushels

1 Chaldron. 5 Quarters

i Wey. 2 Weys

1 Lat. Note. The gallon dry measure contains 268 cubic inches,

Time. 60 Seconds

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, Minute. 60 Minutes

1 Hour.

i Day. 365 Days

1 Year. Note. 365 days 5 hours 48 minutes 57 seconds make a folar year according to the moft exact observation.

The number of days in each month is thus found : Thirty days hath September, April, Fune, and November; February hath twenty-eight alone'; and all the rest have thirty-one.

When the year can be divided by 4 without a remainder, it is Bif fextile or Leap-Year, in which February hath 29 days,

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COMPOUND ADDITION

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FEDERAL MONEY.
D. C. M.

D. C. M.
174 74 3

396

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198
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147

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157
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149 57 9
196 76
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AVOIR DU POIS WEIGHT.
Ton Cwt. qr. lb. oz. :

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Cwt. gr. lb, 1 14 13 13

593 36 15 3 16 13 15

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WINE MEASURE.
Tun hhd. gal. qto pt.

Tun hhd. gal. gt. pt.
187 1 17 3

176 3 16
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25 52 3

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DRY MEASURE. gr. bufh. pck. gt.

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