The English system of weights and measures comprises the following tables which are in daily use in the shop, mill, and commercial work of America and England.

 Long Measure 12 inches = 1 foot 3 feet = 1 yard 2 yards = 1 fathom 16 1/2 feet = 1 rod 4 rods = 1 chain 10 chains = 1 furlong 8 furlongs = 1 mile 3 miles = 1 league
 Square Measure 9 square feet = 1 square yard 30 1/4 square yards = 1 square rod 40 square rods = 1 square rood 8 square roods = 1 acre 640 acres = 1 square mile An acre is 208.71 feet square.
 Avoirdupois Weight 16 drams = 1 ounce 16 ounces = 1 pound 25 pounds = 1 quarter 4 quarters = 1 hundred 20 hundreds = 1 ton
 Troy Weight 24 grains = 1 pennyweight 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce 12 ounces = 1 pound
 Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 16 cubic feet = 1 cord foot 8 cord feet or = 1 cord 128 cubic feet
 Land Measure 7.92 inches = 1 link 25 links = 1 rod 4 rods = 1 chain 80 chains = 1 mile
 Circular Measure 60 seconds = 1 minute 60 minutes = 1 degree 30 degrees = 1 sign 60 degrees = 1 sextant 90 degrees = 1 quadrant 360 degrees = 1 circle
 Dry Measure 2 pints = 1 quart 8 quarts = I peck 4 pecks = 1 bushel
 Liquid Measure 4 gills = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 4 quarts = 1 gallon
 Apothecaries Weight 20 grains = 1 scruple 3 scruples = 1 dram 8 drains = 1 ounce 12 ounces = 1 pound
 Time Measure 60 seconds = 1 minute 60 minutes = 1 hour 24 hours = 1 day 7 days = 1 week 52 weeks = 1 year 12 calendar months 365 days
 Table of Quantities 12 units = 1 dozen 12 dozen = 1 gross 20 units = 1 score 24 sheets = 1 quire 20 quires = 1 ream
 General Measure A mile = 5280 feet A cubit = 2 feet A pace = 3 feet A palm = 3 inches A hand = 4 inches A span = 10 7/8 inches

Wells and cisterns hold for each foot in depth:

 Diam. Gallons 2 feet = 23 3 feet = 53 4 feet = 94 5 feet = 147 6 feet = 211 7 feet = 288 8 feet = 376