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After the proper weights for each of the divisions are got ready, it will be easy to pick out such as may serve for the weight of any ley: For instance, No 16 and No 2, is 18 carats; or, 16, 4, and 2, is 22 carats; the boiling ley for English and foreign ashes.

The weights and measures which I have had occasion to mention, in the course of the preceding pages, are those used in the dispensaries, viz.

Wine Measure.

A galloncontainsTwelve ounces.
The ounceEight drams.
The dramThree scruples.
The scrupleTwenty grains.
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