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COMPARISON OF BRITISH IMPERIAL WITH
METRICAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

MEASURES OF LENGTH.
English.

French.
Inch = 2'539954cntmtrg. | Millimètre - 0.03937 inch.
Foot

3'049449 dcimtrs. Centimètre = 0.393708 inch. Yard = 0'91438348 mètre Décimetre = 3^937o79 inchs Fathom = 1.82876696 mètre

( 39'37079 inches Pole = 5'02911 mètres. Mètre - 3'2808992 feet Furlong = 201'16437 mètres.

( 1'093633 yard Mile =1609 3149 mètres. Kilometre =1093.633 yards. Nautical Mile = 1855'020. Myriamètre= 62138 miles.

Nõud =Eng. nautical mile.

SUPERFICIAL MEASURES. Sg. in.=0'000645137 sq. mètre. Acre = 0:404671 hectare. Sq. ft. = 0.0928968 sq. mètre. Sq. mètre = 1'193623 sq. yard. Sq.yd.= 0·836097 sq. mètre. Are = 0'098845 rood. Rod = 25'291939 sq. mètres. Hectare -- 2'471143 acres. Rood - 10-116775 ares.

WEIGHTS. (Troy) Grain

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Gramme ={15.433 troy grs. gramme.

1 0:643 dwts. Pennyweight 14555 gramme.

(15433'o troy grns. Ounce 31.102

2.679 troy Kilogrm.= { grammes.

pounds. 373.226

2'205 avoir

dupois lbs. Pound (5760 grs.)= grammes.

*373226 Myriagramme 1 ( kilogranıme or io kilos= }

22.0462125 lbs (Avoirdps.) Dram= 1'77 grm.

Quintal or

62125 , Ounce

100 kilos = =-28-35 grms. Pound

[45357 grms. (7000 grns.)=1 .45357 kilo Millier =1000 Hundredweight= 50.8 klgrms. kilos

a ton. = 1016'o klgrms.

Tonneau or

0.9842059 of

Ton

MEASURES OF CAPACITY. Pint = 0'567932 litre.

Litre - 1°760773 pint. Quart = 1'135864 litre.

1 0220 gallon. Gal. Imp.= 4.54345797 litres. Décalitre = 2*20215 gallons. Peck = 9'0869159 litres. Hectolitre Bushel =36'347664 litres.

22'0215 gallons. Sack = 1'09043 hectolitres.

Kiliolitre = 220-215 gallons. Quarter = 2'907813 hectoltrs. Myrialitre=2202'15 gallons. Chaldron=13'08516 hectolitres.

FOREIGN MONEYS,
AND THEIR VALUES IN ENGLISH AND UNITED STATES

MONEY.

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Value in value in

U.S.

£ s. d. $. cts. Argentine Republic .. Peso fuerte ............ Gold

4 2 1 000 Austria ........ Florin.

Silver ..

0 II 413 Belgium Franc

Gold

0094 1930 Bolivia ...... Dollar...

Silver
Brazil
Milreis of 1,000 reis.. Gold

0 2 3 54'5 British Possessions in North America Dollar.

Gold

o 4 o 1 oo oo Central America... Peso

Silver

0 3 1 836 Chili .....

Peso

Gold

o 3 91 9123 China

Tael
Pure Silver

61'00 Cuba ....

Gold

92.58 Denmark

Crown

Gold

0 1 1 26.80 Ecuador..

Silver

0 3 836 Egypt Pound of 100 piasters. Gold

0 6 4 974 France

Franc

Gold and Silver.

oo 941 19'30 Great Britain Pound Sterling... Gold

14 86.65 Greece

Drachma
Gold

119'30 German !

Mark
Gold

12382 Hayti.

Dollar.......
Silver

4 2 1 00'00 Jamaica

Pound Sterling...
Gold

86.65 Japan.........

Yen
Gold and S

99 70 India .... Rupee of 16 annas .. Silver ..

397 Italy ....

Lira ......
Gold and Silver

19'30 Liberia ..

Dollar......
Gold

1 00'00
Dollar..
Silver

90'9 Netherlands

Florin...

Gold and Silver
Norway
Crown
Gold

I 1 26.80 Paraguay

Peso

Gold

o 4 2 I 00'00 Peru

Silver

83*6 Porto Rico

Peso
Gold

9258 Portugal Milreis of 1,000 reis.. Gold

4 5 1 080 Russia ............. Rouble of 100 copecks Silver

66'9 Sandwich Islands ..

Dollar.........
Gold

1 oooo Spain... Peseta of roo centimes Gold and Silver.

1980 Sweden

Crown....
Gold

II 2680 Switzerland.

Franc ......

Gold and Silver o91
Tripoli
Mahbub of 20 piasters Silver

lo 3 1 748 Tunis Piaster of 26 caroubs. Silver

12'50 Turkey. Piaster

oo 2 040 United States of Colombia Peso . ..... .......Silver ....

o 3 1 836 Uruguay

Patacon

Gold ..... Jo 3 11 94'98 Venezuela.. . Dollar......

Gold and Silver .lo 1941 19'3

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

MALTA.
TRIESTE.-3) Stojas = 1 Quarter.

or Salma= 100 Quarters. BELGIUM.

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

MOLDAVIA.
Kilos = 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 Ors. for

PRUSSIA. Wheat,and 210 Tuns= 100 Qrs.for Oats. DANZIG-MEMEL- KÖNIGSBERG-PILEGYPT.

LAU.-564 Scheffels = 1 Last ; i Laste ALEXANDRIA.-100 Ardebs of Wheat,&c. 104 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.-1 Last = 13

100 Litres=1 Hectolitre; 2 Hectolitres 1-12th Quarters.
88 Litres=1 Qr. ; 36 Litres= 1 Bushel; WISMAR.—Last=13}, or sometimes 13
1 English Ton=1015 Kilogrammes.

Quarters. RUSSIA.
GERMANY

PETERSBURG-ODESSA- RIGA.-2 Os.
BREMEN- HANOVER. - 1o Scheffels = 1
Whisp; 2 Whisps=1 Last; 1 Last=ut

min=1 Chetwert; 100 Chetwerts=72

Quarters. Quarters Wheat ; n Quarters Barley.

ley: SEA OF AzoF.-100 Chet werts=83 Qrs. HAMBURG. - Last of Wheat, Pease,

SICILY. Beans=ut Quarters; Barley = 103

PALERMO.–4 Salma of 20 Tumlio, or s Quarters; Oats=10Quarters.

Salma of 16 Tumlio=5 Qrs. old measr. ROSTOCK.- 1 Last = 127 Quarters.

SMYRNAASIA MINOR.)
HOLLAND.

Kilo=1 Imperial Bushel.
ROTTERDAM.-1 Last = 104 Quarters

SWEDEN. Wheat and Rye ; 104 Quarters Barley;l

ancy 2 Spann=1 Tun or Barrel ; 18 Tuns = 10 and 101 Quarters Oats GRONINGEN.- Last = 10 Quarters Oats. I

1. Quarters. ITALY.

1*.* Some take 1764 Barrels = 100 Qrs.

SPAIN. ANCONA.-104) Rubbeu=100 Quarters.

3 Fanegas=1 Quarter. GENOA.-21 Mini=1 Quarter.

TURKEY. *.*Some calculate 245 Minas, and some 248 Minas = 100 Quarters.

CONSTANTINOPLE. - 816 Kilos = 100 MILAN_VENICE.-3 Staja= Quarter.

| Quarters. WALLACHIA. NAPLES.-52-5th Tomoli = 1 Quarter. I BRAIL.-100 Kilos= 220 Quarters. LEGHORN.–4 Sacchi=1 Quarter.

*.Some take 222}.

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

CITIES, AND THE DAYS OF GRACE ALLOWED.

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Altona I month after date

ghorn 3 months after date Amsterdam 1 month after date

Leipsic 14 days after accept. Antwerp 1 month after date

Lisbon 30 days after sight Augsburg 15 days after sight

Madrid 2 months after sight! Barcelona 160 days after date 14 Malta 30 days after date Berlin 14 days after sight

Milan 3 months after date Bourdeaux 30 days after date

Naples

3 months after date Bremen 1 month after date

Oporto 30 days after sight Cadiz 60 days after date 6 Palermo 3 months after date Dantzic 14 days after accept. 10 Paris 30 days after date Dresden 14 days after sight

Rio Janeiro 30 days after date Frankfort 14 days after sight

Rotterdam | 1 month after date Geneva 30 days after date

Sydney 30 to go days af. sight Genoa 1 3 months after date 30 Venice 3 months after date Gibraltar 2 months after sight14 Vienna 14 days after accept, Hamburg | 1 month after date 112

• No days of grace are allowed on bills payable at sight.

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Weight for Gold,
Countries

Commercial Weight. Cloth Measure, Lineal Measure. Land Measure. Grain Measure.
Silver, &c.

Liquid Measure.
Troy

Imper.
Imper.
Imper

Imper

Imper.
AUSTRO-

grains.

Ibs. inches. Imperial. acres.

bushels.

gallons.
HUNGARY Mark .........4333|Pound ..............1.23 EII, Vienna .. 30.66 Foot ...... 12.45 inch Joch ..........1.42 Metzen=4 Viertels, 1.69 Eimer ...... 12.44
The French Met. Centner ......123.52 Trieste

Mile ......4.71 miles

Muth=30 Metzen, 50.76 Fuder=
System has been = 100 lbs.
Wool...26.60

32 Eimers, 398.65
introduced

Silk ...25.22
BAVARIA ... See German Empire
BELGIUM .. Same as in France
BRAZIL .. Same as in Portugal

100 Medidas61.10
B. AYRES ... Same as in
CANADA ... Same as in Great Britain ...
CHINA ...... Tael.. .......580 Catty ..............13.3 Covid.............14.62 Foot ...... 13.12 inch
= 16 Taels.

.......36 mile)
Picul .........133 33

= 100 Catties.
DENMARK... Mark .........3633 Pound ............1.10 EU ...............24.71 Foot ......12.36 inch Tondeland... 1.25 Barrel or Toende......3.83 Viertel......... 1.70
Centner ......110.25
Mile ......4.68 miles

Last = 12 Toendes ...45.911Oxhoft=.
= 100 lbs.

30 Viertels, 51.02 EGYPT ..... Rottolo ......6654 Rottolo forforo. .93 Pic..............26.80 ..........

Killow..

..0.9120 Almud ......1.151
The French Metrical System is also used.
FRANCE ...... Gramme ...15.43 Kilogramme ...2,20 Metre .........39.37 Metre ...39.37 inch Are............ .025 Litre

.027 Litre ..........22
= 1000 Grammes.
Kilometre, .62 mile Hectare ......2,47 Hectolitre

Decalitre Quintal ......220.50 = 1000 Metres. = 100 Ares.

= 100 Litres 2.75 10 Litres, 2.20 = 100 Kilogrammes Myriametre, 6.21

Hectolitre
miles=10 Kilomts.

100 Litres, 22.
GERMAN
EMPIRE Gramm ........... Kilogramm ......... Meter or Stab.... Meter or Stab ...... Ar

Liter or Kanne

Litre or Kanne
Same as in France ...

Mile=7500 Metres

Same as in the Metrical System of France.

= 4.66 miles.
GREECE ......

Same as in France
HAMBURG ... Same as in German Empire ..
HOLLAND ... Same as in France

Hektare ......2.47 Hektoliter...

Hektoliter

(22. Same as in the Metrical System of France. Vat= 100 Kannen

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Imper Imper.

Imper.

Imper.

Imper, grains,

lbs. inches. Imperial acres.

bushels.

gallons,
INDIA.........Tola ...........18 Seer, Governt. 2.06 Guz, Bombay...27. Mile Bengal, 1.13 Biggah, Bengal, Candy, Bombay......24.25 Liquids are usually
(Government) = 8o Tolas. Guz, Bengal ... 36. mile

.33= 20 Cottahs. = 20 Maunds.

sold by weight, ex.

cept at Calcutta, Maund, Governt. Covid, Madras. 18.6||

Cawney, Madras Grain is usually sold by Madras, and Bom82.28= 40 Seers,

1.32 weight.

bay, where the im
perial measures are

used for wines and
ITALY . Gramma............ Chilogramma ...... Metro..
ogramma Metro................ Metro

Ara ................
Litro

Litro ....... (spirits.
Same as in the Metrical System of France.

Same as in the Metrical System of France.
JAPAN . Momme ...58.24 Kin .........1.33 Tsune sasi ... 12.25 Keng .........6 feet Cho ............2.50 Koku
MALTA Libbra ......4887 Pound ............1.74 Canna ..........&2.20 Foot ......11.17 inch Salma .........4.44 Salma ..

.....7.93 Barile ......
Same as in Spain.

Same as in Spain.........
NORWAY Same as n Denmark ......

The same as in Denmark ....
PERSIA ...... Misk
Miskal ......47.7 Batman ....13.4 Royal Guz..........40 Parasang ...4 miles

Artaba........
PERU ......... Same as in Spain ...
POLAND...... See Russia ..

See Russia ......
PORTUGAL Marc .........3541 Pound

Vara

... 43.20 Foot...... 12.94 inch Geira ........1.43 Moyo=15 Fanegas, 22.39|Almude
The French Metrical System is the legal standard. League...3.84 miles The French Metrical System is the legal standard.
PRUSSIA...... See German Empire

See German Empire.
RUSSIA ...... Pound.........6318 Pound .............90 Arshine ......28. Foot......13.75 inch Deciatina ...2.70 Chetwerk

....5.77 Vedro .........2.70
Pood ............36.00
Verst .......66 milel

Oxhoft=
= 40 lbs.

18 Vedros, 48.68 SINGAPORE Buncal .........832 Pecul = 100 Catties, Covid

Gantang......1.04
or 1600 Taels, 133.33

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British weights and measures are used generally in the sale of European Goods, British weights and measures generally used in the sale of Europear
SPAIN..... ... Gramo .......... Kilogramo.......... Metro

Metro..
Area ..... Litro

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

Same as in France.
SWEDEN ... Marc .........3252 Pound .............94 Ell ...............23.36 Foot......11.68 inch Tunneland... 1.22 Tunna, dry=36 Kappar Kanna.........
Centner ......112.51
Mile ......6.64 miles

4.03.
= 93.7 lbs.
Switz'LAND. Same as in France ...
TURKEY...... Chequee .....4957 Oke ...............2.83 Long Pik ..... 27.90 Berri ......1.03 mile

Fortin=4 Killows ...3.84 100 Almudes s.to
Assimilated to the French Metric System.

Assimilated to the French Metric System.
U. STATES Same as in Great Britain .......

Sameas in Britain Same as the former English measures The cwt. is frequently reckoned las 100 lbs, under the name of Quintal.

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