1 quart of sifted flour = 1 pound.

1 quart of powdered sugar = 1 pound and 7 ounces.

1 quart of granulated sugar = 1 pound and 9 ounces.

1 pint of closely packed butter = 1 pound.

Butter, size of an egg = about 2 ounces.

10 eggs = 1 pound.

3 cupfuls of sugar = 1 pound.

5 cupfuls of sifted flour = 1 pound. 1 heaping table-spoonful = 1/6th of a gill.

4 gills = 1 pint; 2 pints = 1 quart; 4 quarts = 1 gallon.

In my receipts, I prefer, generally, the use of terms of measure to those of weight, because the former are more convenient for the majority of housekeepers.