Land Measure Or Square Measure

Used in measuring surfaces.

144 sq. inches make.................'1 sq. foot.

9 sq. feet make....................1 sq. yard.

30 1/4 sq. yards, 272 1/4 sq. inches, makel sq. rod or perch. 40 sq. rods or perches make.........1 sq. rood.

4 sq. roods or 10 sq. chains make... 1 acre.

640 acres make.....................1 sq. mile or section.

220x198 feet sq. or 43,560 sq. feet make. 1 acre.

36 sq. miles (6 miles sq.) make......1 township.

Linear Measure Or Measures Of Length

Used in measuring distances where length only is considered.

3 barleycorns or 12 lines make.....1 incn.

12 inches make....................1 foot.

3 feet make......................1 yard.

5 1/2 yards, or 16 1/2 feet, make.....i rod.

40 rods make.....................1 furlong.

8 furlongs make..................1 mile.

3 miles make.....................1 league.

69.77 statute, or 60 geographic miles 1 deg. on the equator. 360 degrees the circumference of the earth.

The United states measure is a brass rod, which, at the temperature of 32 degrees, is a standard yard - 3 feet or 36 inches.

Apothecaries' Measure

20 grains make...............................1 scruple.

3 scruples make.............................1 drachm.

8 drachms make............................1 ounce.

12 ounces make..............................1 pound.

Architects' Or Builders' Measure

This measure is used in measuring surface painting, plastering brick work, shingles and other roofing, etc., or any surface having length or breadth.

144 square inches make................1 square foot.

9 square feet (3x3) make.............1 square yard.

10 feet square (10x10) make..........(100 ft.) 1 square.

Ale Or Beer Measure

Milk, cider, vinegar and other cheap articles are sold in small quantities by this measure. Milk in many places is also sold by wine measure.

2 pints make ............................1 quart.

4 quarts make............................1 gallon.

9 gallons make...........................1 firkin.

2 firkins or 18 gallons make...............1 kilderkin.

2 kilderkins or 36 gallons make............1 barrel.

1 1/2 barrels or 54 gallons make...............1 hogshead.

1 1/3 hogsheads or 72 gallons make............1 puncheon.

1 1/2 puncheons or 108 gallons make...........1 butt.

Unity

12 units make.............................1 dozen.

20 units make............................1 score.

12 dozen make............................1 gross.

12 gross make.............................1 great gross.

Paper

24 sheets make...............'..............1 quire.

10 1/2 quires make..............................1 token.

20 quires make..............................1 ream.

2 reams make................................1 bundle.

5 bundles make..............................1 bale.

Copying

75 words make.............1 folio sheet of Common Law.

90 words make.............1 folio sheet of Chancery.

Folded Sheets

Folio, 1 fold, 2 leaves......................... 4 pages.

Quarto, 2 folds, 4 leaves...................... 8 pages.

Octavo, 4 folds, 8 leaves......................16 pages.

12mo, 6 folds, 12 leaves.......................24 pages

16mo, 8 folds, 16 leaves........*..............32 pages.

18mo, 9 folds, 18 leaves.......................36 pages.

24mo, 12 folds, 24 leaves......................48 pages.

32mo, 16 folds, 32 leaves......................64 pages.

Size Of Sheets

Flat Letter.....................................10 x 16

Flat Fools Cap.................................13 x 16

Flat Cap.......................................14 x 17

Legal Cap......................................13x16

Crown ........................................15 x 19

Double Flat Letter.............................16 x 20

Demy .........................................16 x 21

Double Demy...................................21 x 32

Folio Post.....................................17 x 22

Cardboard (allowing 3/4 inch for trimming)......22 x 28

Check Folio (Royal)............................19 x 24

Extra Size Folio...............................19 x 23

Double Cap....................................17 x 28

Medium, writing................................18 x 23

Medium, printing...............................18x24

Double Medium.................................23 x 36

Regular Bank..................................19 x 24

Double Royal...................................24 x 38

Super Royal....................................20 x 28

Elephant ......................................23 x 28

Double Elephant................................27 x 40

Columbier .....................................23 x 34

Imperial .......................................22 x 30

Imperial .......................................22 x 32

Book ..........................................24 x 36

Atlas ..........................................26 x 33

Antiquarian ....................................31x53

The size of the paper used will indicate the dimensions of the folded sheets, Royal, Octavo, Crown, Quarto, Medium, Folio, etc., etc., etc.

Drawing Paper - Sizes

Cap ................................13 x 16 inches.

Demy ..............................19 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches.

Medium ............................22 x 18 inches.

Royal ..............................24 x 19 inches.

Super Royal.........................27 x 19 inches.

Elephant ...........................37% x 22 1/4 inches.

Imperial ............................29 x 21 1/4 inches.

Columbier ..........................33% x 23 inches.

Atlas ...............................33 x 26 inches.

Theorem ...........................34 x 28 inches.

Double Elephant.....................40 x 26 inches.

Antiquarian ........................52 x 31 inches.

Emperor ............................40 x60 inches.

Uncle Sam..........................48 xl20 inches.