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Weights and Measurements:

British Measurements Equivalents in French Measurements

British Measurement French Measurement
Pound (16 Ounces) 8588 Grains
Ounce 533.25 Grains
7000 Troy Grains 8588 Grains
Troy Pound (12 Ounces) 7021 Grains
5760 Troy Grains 7021 Grains
English Pint .49617 Paris Pints
2.0171082 English Pints Paris Pint
58.145 English Cubical Inches Paris Pint
9370.45 English Cubical Inches Paris Septier
112445.3 English Cubical Inches Paris Muid

 

Sources:

The Little Bombardier and Pocket Gunner London: T Egerton; 1801. Page 143

Tousard, Louis de. American Artillerist's Companion or Elements of Artillery Vol. 1 New York: Greenwood Press; 1969. Page 127 - 128

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2003

 

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