By which persons not having scales and weights at hand may readily measure the articles wanted to form any receipt, without the trouble of weighing. Allowance to be made for any extraordinary dryness or moisture of the article weighed or measured.

Weight And Measure.

Eggs

ten eggs are

one pound

Brown sugar

one pound, two ounces, is

one quart.

White sugar, powdered

one pound, one ounce, is

one quart.

Loaf-sugar, broken

one pound is -

one quart.

Butler - when soft -

one pound is -

one quart.

Indian meal

one pound, two ounces, is

one quart.

Wheat flour

one pound is

one quart.

Liquids.

Four large table-spoonfuls are -

half a gill.

Eight large table-spoonfuls are -

one gill.

Sixteen large table-spoonfuls are -

half a pint.

A common-sized wine-glass -

half a gill.

A common-sized tumbler holds -

half a pint.