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FOREIGN MONEYS,

AND THEIR VALUES IN ENGLISH AND UNITED STATES

MONEY.

Country.

Monetary Units.

Standard.

Value in

Value in English

U.S. Money.

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£ s. d. S. cis. Argentine Republic Peso fuerte

Gold

O 4 2 I oo'o Austria

Florin

Silver

o 1 11 41'3 Belgium

Franc
Gold

o 9! 19*30 Bolivia

Dollar.
Silver

3 1836 Brazil. Milreis of 1,000 reis.. Gold

3 54'5 British Possessions in North America Dollar,

Gold

4

o I oo'oo Central America.. Peso

Silver

3 I! 836 Chili

Peso
Gold

9 9123 China

Tael
Pure Silver

6 85 1 61'oo Cuba

Peso
Gold

3 101 92*58
Denmark
Crown
Gold

I 2680 Ecuador..

Peso
Silver

3 1 836 Egypt Pound of 100 piasters. Gold

6

4 974 France

Franc
Gold and Silver

91 19.30 Great Britain Pound Sterling ..... Gold

0 4 8665 Greece

Drachma

Gold

O o 91 19'30 German Empire Mark

Gold

O

23.82 Hayti....

Dollar
Silver

4 I 00'00 Jamaica Pound Sterling Gold

o 4 86.65 Japan

Yen
Gold and Silver.

4 2 99'70 India

Rupee of 16 annas

Silver ...,

0

397 Italy

Lira

Gold and Silverlo o 9! 19.30 Liberia

Dollar
Gold

4 01 00'00 Mexico

Dollar..
!Silver

3 7 90'9 Netherlands

Florin...
Gold and Silver .o 1

40*20
Norway
Crown
Gold

26.80 Paraguay

Peso
Gold

4 2 1 ooooo Peru

Sol
Silver

3

836 Porto Rico

Peso
Gold

9258 Portugal Milreis of 1,000 reis.. Gold

4 Russia Rouble of 100 copecks Silver

3

| 66-9 Sandwich Islands Dollar...

Gold

4 2 I 0o'o Spain.

Peseta of 100 centimes Gold and Silver.o 91 rg'o Sweden Crown.. Gold

1 26.80 Switzerland

Franc

Gold and Silver.lo o 9 19'30 Tripoli Mahbub of 20 piasters Silver

o
Tunis
Piaster of 16 caroubs, Silver

O
6

12'50 Turkey

Piaster
Gold

o 21 040 United States of Co

1 lombia Peso Silver

3 1 836 Uruguay

Patacon
Gold

311 Venezuela

Dollar
Gold and Silver ..

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CORN MEASURES OF DIFFERENT PORTS,
With their Appropriate Equivalent in English Quarters.
AUSTRIA

MALTA.
TRIESTE.-3) Stojas = 1 Quarter. 101 Salma= 100 Quarters.
BELGIUM

* Some take 102 Salma = 100 Quarters ANTWERP.-Grain Sold by weight-1,015

MOLDAVIA.
Kilus = 2,240 Lbs.

GALATZ.-100 Kilos -- 143 Quarters.
DENMARK

PORTUGAL. 8 Scheffels = 1 Toende or Tun; 21 Tuns = VIENNA.-17 Alquieres = 1 Quarter. 10 Quarters.

1 Moio=3 Quarters, *.*Some calculate 208 Tuns = 100 Qrs. for

PRUSSIA. Wheat,and 21o Tuns= 100 Qrs.for Oats. DANZIG-MEMEL- Königsberg- Pil. EGYPT.

LAL.-564 Schefsels = 1 Last; 1 Last = ALEXANDRIA.--100 Ardebs of Wheat,&c. 105 Quarters. = 63 Qrs.; 100 Ardebs of Beans =65Qrs. ANCLAM-BARTH-WOLGAST-STRALFRANCE.

SUND.-1 Last = 14 Quarters. 112 Lbs. (Cwt.)= 50 8-10th Kilogrammes; BERLIN AND STETTIN.- Last = 13

100 Litres = í Hectolitre; 2 Hectolitres 1:12th Quarters.
88 Litres - 1 Qr. ; 36 Litres=ı Bushel; Wismar. - 1 Last =131, or sometimes 13
1 English Ton=1015 Kilogrammes. Quarters.

RUSSIA.
GERMANY.

PETERSBURG- ODESSA- Riga.-2. Os. BREMEN- HANOVER. -- 10 Scheffels=1

min=1 Chet wert; 100 Chet werts=72 Whisp; 2 Whisps = 1 Last; 1 Last = 11 Quarters Wheat; 11 Quarters Barley: SEA OF Azor.-100 Chetwerts = 83 Qrs.

Quarters. HAMBURG. - Last of Wheat, Pease,

SICILY. Beans =n Quarters ; Barley= 101

PALERMO.- 4 Salma of 20 Tumlio, or 5 Quarters ; Oats=105 Quarters.

Salma of 16 Tumlio = 5 Qrs. old measr. ROSTOCK.-1 Last = 12; Quarters. HOLLAND.

SMYRNA-(ASIA MINOR.) ROTTERDAM.--1 Last = 104 Quarters

1 Kilo=1 Imperial Bushel. Wheat and Rye ; 10) Quarters Barley;

SWEDEN.

2 Spann=1 Tun or Barrel; 18 Tuns = 10 and 104 Quarters Oats GRONINGEN.-- 1 Last = 10 Quarters Oats,

Quarters.

Some take 1761 Barrels = 100 Qrs.
ITALY.

SPAIN.
ANCONA.-1044 Rubbeu = 100 Quarters.
GENOA.-2. Mini= 1 Quarter.

3 Fanegas = 1 Quarter.

TURKEY.
Some calculate 245 Minas, and some CONSTANTINOPLE. – 816 Kilos =
248 Minas = 100 Quarters.
MILAN-VENICE.-34 Staja= 1 Quarter.

Quarters.

WALLACHIA. Naples.-5 2.5th Tomoli = 1 Quarter. IBRAIL.-100 Kilos = 220 Quarters. LEGHORN.-4 Sacchi=1 Quarter.

Some take 222.

100

TABLE SHOWING THE USANCE, OR USUAL TERM, AT WHICH BILLS ARE DRAWN IN LONDON ON THE FOLLOWING

CITIES, AND THE DAYS OF GRACE ALLOWED.

London on

isance.
Days of

U'sance,

Days of Grace. London on

Grace. Altona I month after date 6 Leghorn 3 months after date Amsterdam I month after date 6 Leipsic 14 days after accept, Antwerp 1 month after date 6

Lisbon 30 days after sighi 6 Augsburg 115 days after sight

Madrid 2 months after sight 14 Barcelona 60 days after date

14
Malta 30 days after date

13 Berlin 14 days after sight

3

Milan 3 months after date Bordeaux 30 days after date

10 Naples 3 months after date Bremen I month after date 8 Oporto 30 days after sight Cadiz 60 days after date 6 Palermo 3 months after date Dantzic 14 days after accept.

Paris* 30 days after date Dresden 14 days after sight

Rio Janeiro 30 days after date Frankfort 14 days after sight

4 Rotterdam I month after date Geneva 30 days after date

5 Sydney 30 to go days af. sight Genoa 3 months after date

30 Venice 3 months after date 6 Gibraltar 2 months after sight 14

Vienna
14 days after

accept. 3 Hamburg 1 month after date 12

No days of gr ice are allowed on bills payable at sight.

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COLONIAL AND FOREIGN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES,

WITH BRITISH EQUIVALENTS.

Grain Measure.

• lmper.
gallons.

-7.93 Barile

Weight for Gold, Countries Silver, &c. Commercial Weight. Cloth Measure. Lineal Measure. Land Measure.

Liquid Measure. Troy Imper. loper

Imper

Imper.
grains.

lbs.
inches
Imperial

bushels.
18 Seer, Governt. 2.06 Guz, Bombay...27. Mile Bengal, 1.13 Biggah, Bengal, Candy, Bombay......24.25
Tola
INDIA
= 80 Tolas. Guz, Bengal ...36. mile

33= 20 Cottahs.
(Government)

= 20 Maunds. Maund, Governt. Covid, Madras.18.6

Cawney, Madras Grain is usually sold by! 82.28= 40 Seers.

1.32

weight.
Metro

Metro
Chilogramma...
Gramma...

Litro
Litro .......

Ara
ITALY.....
Same as in the Metrical System of France.

Same as in the Metrical System of France.
... 1.33 Tsune sasi ...12.25 Keng .........6 feet Cho
Momme ...58.24 Kin

5. JAPAN Libbra ......4887 Pound............1.74 Canna ......... 82.20 Foot ......11.17 inch Salma

4.44 Salma

....9.35
MALTA....

Same as
MEXICO..

Same as in Spain
in Spain......
Same as in Denmark

The same as in Denmark
NORWAY

Artaba
.....13.4 Royal Guz........ 40 Parasang ...4 miles

...1.93
Miskal
PERSIA
Same as in Spain

See Russia
See Russia
POLAND
PORTUGAL Marc ........ 3545 Pound............1.01 Vara ...........43,20 Foot...... 12.94 inch Geira 1.43 Moyo=15 Fanegas, 22.39 Almude ......3.64
The French Metrical System is the legal standard. League...3.84 miles

The French Metrical System is the legal standard.

See German Empire
See German Empire
PRUSSIA......
.90 16 Vershocks =) Foot

...-5.77 10. Quarts=1

...12 inch Deciatina ...2.70 Chetwert
Pound..
RUSSIA
Pood ..36.00 Arshin=2ft. 4in.

72 Quarters

Vedro. 3 Arshins = 1

Sazhen=7ft. oin. 500 Sazhens = 1 Verst = 3500ft.oin.

Gantang......1,04 SINGAPORE Buncal ......832 Pecul=100 Catties, Covid

.....,18. or 1600 Taels, 133.33

(goods. British weights and measures are used generally in the sale of European Goods.

British weights and measures generally used in the sale of European

Litro

Litro
SPAIN

............ Metro
Gramo
Kilogramo.

Metro

Same as in France.
Same as in the Metrical System of France.

23- 36 Foot......11,68 inch Tunneland... 1.22 Tunna, dry=36 Kappar Kanna.. 7
SWEDEN Marc .........3252 Pound .......

4.03.
Mile ......6.64 miles
Centner ......112.51

(115.10
SWITZ'LAND.

Same as
in France
.2.83 Long Pik

Fortin=4 Killows ...3.84 100 Almudes

27.90 Berri ......1.03 mile
Chequee ...4957 Oke .....
TURKEY

Assimilated to the French Metric System.
Assimilated to the French Metric System,

Same as the former English measures

Sameas in Britain Same as in Great Britain U. STATES

The cwt is frequently reckoned las 100 lbs. under the name of Quintal. Liquas are usually sold by weight, except at Calcutta, Madras, and Bon.bay, where the imperial measures are used for wines and spirits.

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SHIPS ENTERED AND CLEARED. The total number and tonnage of Vessels entered and cleared at the principal ports of the United Kingdom, together with the

value of Imports and Exports and the number and tonnage of Vessels registered as belonging to each port in the year 1889.

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Aberdeen
Aberyst with
Alloa
Arbroath
Ard rossan
Ayr
Banff
Barnstaple.
Barrow
Beaumaris.
Belfast
Berwick-on-Tweed
Borrowstoness
Boston
Bridgwater
Bristol
Campbeltown
Cardiff
Cardigan
Carlisle
Carnarvon
Channel Islands
Chester
Colchester
Coleraine
Cork
Cowes
Dartmouth
Dover.
Drogheda

Tons.
670,343

19,055
240,113

28,979
264,974
300, 147

37,221
174,165
509,589
1,023,797
1,829,304

35,021
255,779
101,946
205,473
1,263,504

80,758
6,352,428

20,063
IOT,132
126,232

97,778
196,020
136,353

48,516
682,781
2,024,094

105,123

722,259

20,569
176.951

30,038
266,012
305,473

38,055
175,279

519,277
1,027.302
1,819,957

37,274
207,424
103,615
207,667
1,267,730

81,403
6,027,420

20,331
105,250
137,270
113,083
198,814
139,796
49,274
693,335
2,015,273

99.725
780,880
130,770

B

10
20
92
35
84
52
138
128
297
*5
9
50
102
193

35
298

Tons.
97,873
17,248
1,523
3,881
16,910

8,638
11,320

2,952
61,297

7,435
124,426

600

685
3,078
6,231
40,976

2,226
161,436

1,937

2,679

333 1,470

266
2,471
2,387

411
3,235
2,404
5,798
9,780

360
968

621
3,518
8,090
1,093
13,455

566

615
1,649
1,433
2,625
2,577

507
2,727
21,859
1,006
3,905

627
с

£
855,066

I1,424
222,937
105,637

95,739
143,467
16,932
11,942
675,191

53,848
2,572,533

106,669
261,836
749,406

105,905
8,115,410

50,734
2,518,286

720
22,686
13,439

3,506

€ 208,010

700
119,144

4,325
26,044
21,112
46,066

598
401,562

23,661
686, 300

13.978
196,385
347,744

2,841
1,148,095

8
6,533,255

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8,378
1,119
13,287

578
643
1,837
1,520
2,696
2,776

507
' 2,816
21,857
1,006
3,882

623

46

203 217,948

253 234 117 199

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36,107
21,884
9,116
5,274

545
24,828
13,366
3,733
3,237
3,936

159 277 69

65,723
26,160

8,026
1,161,279

14,418

15.457
6,358,164

7,298
G

11,563

4,486

11,218 1,214,942

791,228

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