Napoleon Series Archive 2003

Toise -- Check the Statistical Abstract

One of the items in the Statistical Abstract is called "The French Old System of Measuring Distance". In it you will find measurements and their equivalents for:

League
Perch
Ell
Toise
Geometric Pace
Foot
Inch
Line

Among other things you will find that a:

Toise = 1 fathom
Toise = 1 1/6 geometric pace
Toise = 1.624 ells
Toise = 6 feet

Bob

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