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Newburyport, January 1, 1793. Mr. Timothy Huckster

Bought of Samuel Merchant, 251 tb Bohea tea, at 35.

6d.

per ib.
48H cheese, at gd. per it.
15 pair of worsted hose, at 55. 8d. per pair.
41 dozen women's gloves, at 36s. 6d. per

dozen.
19 dozen knives and forks, at 55. 9d. per dozen.
9 grinditones, at 155 gd. per ftone.
cwt. brown sugar, at 515. per cwt.

6,56 31 it loạf sugar, at is. id. per I.

£ 34 3 3

Received payment in full,

Samuel Merchant.

TARE and T R E T.

Tare and Tret are practical rules for deducting certain allowances, which are made by merchants and tradesmen in selling their goods by weight.

Tare is an allowance, made to the buyer, for the weight of the box, barrel or bag, &c. which contains the goods bought, and is either at fo much per box, &c. at so much per cwt. or at so much in the gross weight,

Tret is an allowance of 4it in every 104it for waste, dust, &c.

Cloff is an allowance of 2ft upon every 3 cwt.

Gross weight is the whole weight of any sort of goods, together with the box, barrel or bag, &c. which contains them.

Suttle is when part of the allowance is deducted from

the gross.

Neat weight is what remains after all allowances are made.

CASE

CA SE 1.*

When the tare is at so much per box, barrel or bag, &c.Multiply the number of boxes, barrels, &c. by the tare, and subtract the product from the gross, and the remainder will be the neat weight required.

EX A M P L E s.

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Anf. 56 0 2. In 5 bags of cotton, marked with the gross weight as follows, tare 2316 per bag ; What neat weight ?

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3. What is the neat weight of 15 hogsheads of tobacco, cach 70wt. 19r. 13 lb, tare 100lt per hhd. ?

Anf. 97cwt. Oqr. Illb

CASE

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When the tare is at so much per cwt.-Divide the gross weight by the aliquot parts of a cwt.

Subtract the quotient from the gross, and the remainder will be the neat weight.

E X A M P L E S.

1.

In 129cwt. 3qrs. 16ft gross ; tare 1410 per crut. What neat weight ?

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Cwt. qrs. 15 14 중 129 3

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In 97cwi. Igr. 715 3.

What is the neat gross ; tare, 2016 per cwt.

weight of

9

barrels of What neat weight ? potash, each weighing 16 Cwt.grs. fb 305lb. grofs ; tare 12lb.

7 gross. per cwt. ?

Anf. 2450lb. 140%. 5drs. 4* | 13 3 17

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Anf. 79

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C A Ş E III.

When the tret is allowed with tare ;--Divide the fucile weight by 26, and the quotient will be the tret, which subtract from the futtle, and the 12mainder will be the neat.

EXAMPLES.

I.

E x A M P L E S. In 247cwt. 2qrs. 151b. grofs ; tare 28 per cut. and tret 41b. per 1041b. What neat weight ? Ib.

grs.

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Anf. 178 2 9

What is the neat weight of 4hods. of tobacco, weighing as follow; the ist, 5cwt. Iqr. I alb. grofs ; tare 65lb. per hogshead ; 2d, 3cwt. Ogr. 191b. gross; tare 75lb. ; the 3d, 6cwt. 3qrs. gross, tare 491b. ; and the 4th, 4cwt. 2qrs.glb. gross; tare 35lb. and allowing tret to each as usual ?

Anf. 17cwt. Ogr. 191b. CASE IV. When tare, tret and cloff are allowed ;-Deduct the tare and tret as before, and divide the futtle by 168, and the quotient will be the cloff, which subtract from the futile, and the remainder will be the ntat.

EXAMPLES. 1. What is the neat weight of a hogshead of tobacco, weighing 16cwt. 2 qrs. 20lb. gross ; tare 14lb. per cwt, tret 4lb, per 104, and cloff 2lb, per 3ewi..?

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qrs.
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