Long Measure.

3 Barley-corns in length 1 inch

4 Inches ....

1 hand's breadth.

12 Inches ....

1 foot.

3 Feet.......

1 yard.

5 Feet .....

1 pace.

6 Feet or 2 Yards. .

1 fathom.

5 1/2 Yards, or 16 1/2 Feet

1 rod, pole, or perch

4 Rods, or 22 Yards .

1 chain of land.

40 Poles, or 10 Chains

1 furlong.

8 Furlongs, or 1760 Yds.

1 mile.

3 Miles.....

1 league.

60 Geographical,or 69 1/2 English Statute Miles

1 degree.

This table refers to things of length only.