Diamond Weight

16 parts equal

1

grain equals

.8

grain Troy

4 grains

1

carat "

3.2

" "

20 parts diamond

weight "

1

" "

Assayers' Weight

1 carat

equals

10 Pennyweight Troy

1 carat grain

"

2 pwts. 12 grs. or 60 grains Troy

24 carat

"

1 pound Troy

Troy Weight

3 1/5 grains (gr ) equals

1

carat (diamond weight) K.

24 "

"

1

pennyweight, pwt.

20 pennyweights

"

1

ounce, oz.

12 ounces

"

1

pound, lb.

Troy Weight is used for measuring gold, silver, jewels and precious metals.

California Lot Measure

A 100 vara lot equals 275 feet square

A 50 vara lot equals 137i "

A 100 vara lot contains four 50 vara lots

A vara is 33 1/3hes

A 100 vara lot contains 1.7367 acres

A 50 vara lot contains .4342 acres

Cloth Measure

Old Way

New Way

2 1/4 inches equal

1 nail

2 sixteenths equal 1 eighth

4 nails "

1 quarter

2 eighths equal 1 quarter

4 quarters "

1 yard 4 quarters eq

2 quarters equal 1 half ual 1 yard

3 quarters equal 1 ell Flemish 6 quarters equal 1 ell French

5 quarters equal 1 ell English 37.2 inches equal 1 ell Scotch

This measure is used in buying and selling cloth, rihbons, etc.

Drop Liquid Measure

100 drops

.

equal

1 spoonful

100 spoonfuls

-

"

1 quart

100 quarts

.

"

1 cask

Iron And Lead Weight

14 pounds

.

equal

1 stone

21 1/2 stone3

.

"

1 Pig

8 pigs -

.

"

1 fother

Units (Measure)

20 units

. -

equal

1 score

12 units

-

"

1 dozen

12 dozen

-

"

1 gross

12 gross

.

"

1 great gross

Paper Measure

24 sheets

...

equal

1 quire

20 quires

"

1 ream

2 reams

...

"

1 bundle

5 bundles

.

"

1 bale