Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

Weights and Measurements:

The British System of Dry Measures

 

Measure
Equivalent
1 Gallon
8 pints
1 Peck
2 gallons
1 Bushel
4 pecks
1 Coom
4 bushels
1 Quarter
2 cooms
1 Wey
5 quarters
1 Last
2 weys
 
Source:

The Little Bombardier and Pocket Gunner London: T Egerton; 1801. Page 140

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2003

 

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