Report of the Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures; Part 1, on the Adoption of the Metric System of Weights and Measures, Together with Documen

Report of the Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures; Part 1, on the Adoption of the Metric System of Weights and Measures, Together with Documen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ... system of weights and measures has beeu for several years legalized in Great Britain. The difficulties, if any, which may be apprehended in the substitution of the thoroughly correlated metric system in the international transactions of the government seem to me more imaginary than real, while the advantages to be derived from the introduction for such international purposes of a system which has no rival in respect to simplicity cannot be successfully questioned. Respectfully, E. B. ELLIOTT. Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury. A.--Table for converting certain rales of duly expressed according to units of the ordinary system of weights and measures into their metric equivalents. $1 per inch: 1 per foot -. 1 per yard 1 per square inch 1 per square foot: 1 per square yard.. 1 per cubic inch 1 per cubic foot 1 per cubic yard 1 per fluid-ounce 1 per pint 1 per gallon 1 per proof-gallon 1 per quart (dry measure) 1 per bushel (dry measure) 1 per bushel (32lbs. avoirdupois) 1 per bushel (56 lbs. avoirdupois) 1 per bushel (HO lbs. avoirdupois). 1 per grain 1 per ounce troy (480 grains) 1 per ounce avoirdupois (437.5 grains).... 1 per pound troy (5,760 grains) 1 per pound avoirdupois (7,000 grains) 1 perhundred-weight(1121bs. avoirdupois) 1 per cental (100 lbs. avoirdupois) 1 per ton of 2,000 lbs. avoirdupois ljper ton of 2,240 lbs. avoirdupois 1 per ton of 28 bushels of 80 lbs. avoirdupois per decimeter, per meter, per meter. per square centimeter. per square decimeter. per square meter. per cubic centimeter. per cub: c decimeter. per cubic meter. per deciliter. per liter. per liter. per proof-liter. per liter. per hectoliter. per quintal (100 kilos). per quintal. per quintal. per gram. per decagram. per decagram. per kilogram. per..show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516206
  • 9781236516206