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Rules for reducing the different currencies of the several United ?
States, also Canada and Nova Scotia, cach to the par
- to reduce the currencies of the different States to Fcdc-
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Table, Numeration and Pence,
Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication,
of Time and Motion, . .
Hundreds of Mwons.
co voor A Thousands.
108 120 132
To learn this Table : Find your multiplier in the lett hand column, and the multiplicand a-top, and in the com. mon angle of meeting, or against your multiplier, along as the right hand, and under your multiplicand, you will fin the product, or answer.
2. Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) make | penny-weight, marked prot. 20 penny-weights, 1 ounce,
oz. 12 ounces,
3. Avoirdupois Weight.
1 hundred weight, cit.
4. Apothecaries Weight. , 70 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, 3 scruples,
1 dram, 8 drams,
5. Cloth Mleasure.
1 Ell Flemish, E. FI. 5 quarters,
1 Ell English, E. E. O quarters,
| Ell French,
6. Dry Measure. o pints. (ot.) make 1 quart, . 8 quarts,
: 1 peck, 4 pecks,
1 bushel, This measure is applied to grain, beans, flax-seou, salt nats, oysters, coal, &c.
All brandies, spirits, mead, vinegar, oil, &c. are measu ed by wine measure. Note. 231 solid inches, make a gal
8. Long Measure. :3 barley corns (b. c.) make 1 inch, marked 12 inches,
I foot, 33 feet,
yd. 5 yards,
i rod, pole, or perch, rd. 10 rods,
fur, 8 furlongs,
m. :3 iniles,
lea. 69 statute miles,
I degree, on the earth. 360 degrees, the circumference of the earth.
The use of long meature is to measure the distance of places, or any other thing, where length is considered, with2014 regard to breadth.
N. B. In measuring the height of horses, 4 inches mako I hand. In measuring depths, 6 feet make 1 fathom or French toise. Distances are measured by a chain, four rods long, containing one hundred links.