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COMPARISON OF BRITISH IMPERIAL WITH

METRICAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

MEASURES OF LENGTH.

English. Inch

2'539954cntmtrs. Foot

3'049449 dcimtrs. Yard 0-91438348 mètre Fathom 1.82876696 mètre Pole

5*02911 mètres. Furlong 201816437 mètres. Mile =1609-3149 mètres. Nautical Mile 1855*020.

French.
Millimètre

0.03937 inch. Centimètre

0-393708 inch. Décimètre

3937079 inchs

39'37079 inches Mètre

362808992 feet

1'093633 yard Kilometre =1093.633 yards. Myriamètre = 6-2138 miles. Noud =Eng. nautical mile.

SUPERFICIAL MEASURES. Sq. in,=0'000645137 sq. mètre. Acre

0:404671 hectare. 0.0928968 sq. mètre. Sq. mètre = 1'193623 sq. yard. Sq.yd.= 0836097 sq. mètre. Are

0'098845 rood. Rod = 25*291939 sq. mètres. Hectare

--- 2'471143 acres. Rood = 10:116775 ares.

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MEASURES OF CAPACITY. Pint = 0·567932 litre.

1.760773 pint. Quart

Litre = 1'135864 litre.

0-220 gallon. Gal.Imp.= 4.54345797 litres. Décalitre - 2'20215 gallons. Peck 9.0869159 litres.

Hectolitre- 22'0215 gallons. Bushel =36-347664 litres. Sack = 1 *09043 hectolitres.

Kiliolitre = 220-215 gallons. Quarter 2.907813 hectoltrs. Myrialitre=2202'15 gallons. Chaldron=13'08516 hectolitres.

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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. $. cts. Argentine Republic Peso fuerte

Gold

4 Ioooo Austria

Florin
Silver

1 II 413
Belgium
Franc
Gold

o 95 19'30 Bolivia

Dollar
Silver

3 8386 Brazil Milreis of 1,000 reis.. Gold

3 54's British Possessions in North America Dollar Gold

4 OI oo'oo Central America. Peso

Silver

3 1 836 Chili Peso Gold

3 91'23 China

Tael

Pure Silver 8 811 61.00
Cuba
Peso

Gold
Denmark
Crown
Gold

1

26.80 Ecuador............

Peso
Silver

3 1 8386 Egypt Pound of too piasters Gold

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6 4 97'4 France

Franc

Gold and Silver o 91 19'30 Great Britain Pound Sterling Gold

o 0 4 86 65 Greece

Drachma

Gold

o o 9! 19'30 German Empire Mark

Gold

...10 o Hayti..

Dollar

Silver

....10 4 2 1 oo oo Jamaica Pound Sterling Gold

Oo 4 86.65 Japan

Yen
Gold and Silver

4 2 99'70 India Rupee of 16 annas Silver

o

o 3997 Italy

Lira

Gold and Silver

lo o 93 19'30 Liberia Dollar.

Gold

o 4 or oo'oo Mexico

Dollar..

Silver

o 3 7 90'9 Netherlands

Florin..

Gold and Silver

o 1 8

40*20 Norway Crown Gold

11 26.80 Paraguay

Peso

Gold

o 4 2 1 oo oo Peru Sol Silver

3 0 83-6 Porto Rico Peso Gold

3 10 Portugal Milreis of 1,000 reis.. Gold

4 5 1 08'o Russia Rouble of 100 copecks Silver

3 2 669 Sandwich Islands Dollar..

Gold

4 1 oooo Spain Peseta of roo centimes Gold and Silver.o

94 19'o Sweden Crown. Gold

1 26.80 Switzerland Franc

Gold and Silver .o og 19.30 Tripoli Mahbub of zo piasters Silver

....lo 3 1 Tunis Piaster of 16 caroubs. Silver

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12'50 Turkey

Piaster
Gold

o 21 04'0 United States of Colombia Peso Silver

3 I 836 Uruguay

Patacon

Gold
Venezuela

Dollar
Gold and Silver

1 95

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AND

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

MALTA.
TRIESTE.-3Stojas = 1 Quarter. 101 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 =ı Toende or Tun ; 21 Tuns = |VIENNA.-17 Alquieres= 1 Quarter.
10 Quarters.

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

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

LAU.-564 Scheffels=1 Last ; 1 Last 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 STETTIN.-1 Last = 13

100 Litres=í Hectolitre; 2 Hectolitres 1-12th Quarters.
88 Litres =ı 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. — 10 Scheffels=1

min=1 Chetwert; 100 Chetwerts=72 Whisp; 2 Whisps=ı Last; 1 Last=ut Quarters Wheat; 11 Quarters Barley. SEX OF Azor.–100 Chetwerts=83 Qrs.

Quarters.
HAMBURG. – Last of Wheat, Pease,
Beans=ut Quarters;

SICILY.
Barley= 101

PALERMO.-4 Salma of 20 Tumlio, or 5
Quarters ; Oats=104 Quarters.
ROSTOCK.-1 Last = 121 Quarters.

Salma of 16 Tumlio=5 Qrs. old measr.

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

1 Kilo=ı Imperial Bushel. Wheat and Rye ; 101 Quarters Barley;

SWEDEN.

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

Quarters.

Some take 1764 Barrels = 100 Qrs. ITALY.

SPAIN. ANCONA.-104Rubbeu=100 Quarters.

3 Fanegas=1 Quarter. Genoa.—2 Mini= 1 Quarter.

TURKEY **Some calculate 245 Minas, and some

CONSTANTINOPLE. - 816 Kilos = 100 248 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 Šacchi=1 Quarter.

• Some take 222'.

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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

Usance.

Days of
Grace,
London on

Usance.

Days of

Grace. Altona 1 month after date 6 Leghorn 3 months after date Amsterdam 1 month after date 6 Leipsic 14 days after accept. Antwerp I month after date 6 Lisbon 30 days after sight 6 Augsburg 15 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 Bourdeaux 30 days after date IO 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

10 Dresden 14 days after sight

Rio Janeiro 30 days after date 6 Frankfort 14 days after sight 4 Rotterdam 1 month after date 6 Geneva 30 days after date

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

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

Vienna 14 days after accept. 3 Hamburg 1 month after date

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

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