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EXAMPLES. 95. 12 cwt. 2 qrs. 14 lb. of sugar at 31. 14s. per cwt.

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12

cwt. grs. 16. 44 8 0= price of 12 0 0 0 143 1 17 0= price of 0 2 0

0 9 3= price of 0 0 14

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£46 14 3= price of 12 2 14 96. 16 cwt. 2 qrs. at 21. 68. 11d. per cwt. Ans. 381. 14s. 11d. 97. 48 cwt. 2 qrs. 7 lb. at 741. 168. 6d. per cwt.

Aris. 3633l. 13s. 94d. 98. 23 cwt. 0 qrs. 18 lb. at 41. 14s. 13d. per cwt. Ans. 1091. 99. 12 cwt. 1 qr. 17 lb. at 41. 45. 4d. per cwt.

Ans. 521. 58. 104d. 100. 72 cwt. 3 qrs. 19 lb. at 31. 173. 4d. per cwt.

Ans. 2821. 2s. 111. 101. 7 cwt. 3 qrs. 18 lb. at 17s.6d. per cwt. Ans. 61. 185.54d. 102. 17 lb. at 31. 58. 4d. per cwt.

Ans. 9s. 11d. 103. 24 lb. at 41. 173. per cwt.

Ans. 11. Os. 9 d. 104. 420 oz. 15 dwts. 16 grs. at 31. 168. 10d. per oz.

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16177. 7s. 84d 105. 19 ton, 19 cwt. 3 qrs. 271 lb. at 192. 195. 111d. per ton.

Ans. 3991. 198. 5 d. 106. 9 ton 19 cwt. 3 qrs. 27 lb. at 391 19s. 114d. per ton.

Ans. 3991. 195. 5 d. 107. 476 acres, 3 roods, 28 per. at 31. 78. 11d. per acre.

Ans. 16197. 11s. 11d. VIII When the price of 1 lb. cwt. &c. is in federal money, or in pounds, and the lower denominations reduced to decimal parts.

RULE-Multiply the price by the integers in the quantity, and for the lower denominations, if any, take parts of the price, or reduce them to decimals of the integer, and work as in Multiplication of Decimals.

EXAMPLES. 108. 13 lb. 10 oz 12 dwt. 8 grs. at $10 50 cts. per lb.

Ans. $145 78 cts. 9.5m. 109. 26 cwt. 2 qrs. 7 lb. at 15s. 6d. per cwt.

Ans. 201. 188. 4.3125d. 110. 20 ton, 19 cwt. 3 qrs. 14 lb. at 191. 198. 6d. per ton.

Ans. 4191. 78. 0.0375d. 111. 27 cwt. 2 qrs. 15 lb, at 11. ls. 4d. per cwt.

Ans. 291. 98. 6d.

112. 80 lb. 10 oz. at 31. 6s. 5d. per lb. Ans. 2671. 14s. 10d. 113. 144 cwt. 2 qrs. 21 lb. at 31. 178. 6d. per cwt.

Ans. 5601. 138. 3.375d. 114. 73 ton, 17 cwt. 2 qrs. at 91. 128. 10d. per ton.

Ans. 7121. 58. 6.75d. 115. 17 ton, 16 cwt. 31 qrs. at $45 75 cts. per ton,

Ans. $816.3515625. 116. 21 lb. 14 ož. 103 drs. at $9 25 cts. per lb.

Ans. $203.18564453125. 117. 13 lb. 9 oz. 2 dwts. 13 grs. at $17 771c, per oz.

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$2935.73190625. 118. 42 acres, 1 rood, 16 per. at $8 20 c. per acre,

Ans. $347 27 C. 119. 80 acres, 3 roods, 30 per. at $2 25 cts. per acre.

Ans. $182 10 c. 9.375 m. 120. 21 yards, 1 qr. 2 nails, at 42 cts. per yard.

Ans. $10 65 c. 7.5 m. 121. 13 gross, 9 doz. 3 art. at $2 40 cts. per gross.

Ans. $33 5 c.
BILLS OF PARCELS, &c. FOR EXERCISE.

Albany, August 24th, 1808. 122. MR. CHEESEMONGER,

Bought of JOHN FARMER.
17 cheeses, 5c. 2qrs. 24 lb.at 31. 14s. 8d.percwt.
14 ditto, 4c. 2 qrs. 10 lb. at 31.5$. Od.
14 ditto, 5 c. 1 qr. 18 lb. at 11. 16s. Od.
21 ditto, 7 c. 2 qrs. 0 lb. at 21. 11s. Od.
19 ditto, 6 c. 1 qr. 17 lb. at 21. 98. 4d.

£80 18

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80:18.11 123, JO-Esq. 1808.

TO JAMES TEA; DR. July 20. 2 lb. good Hyson Tea, at 12s. per lb. £ Aug. 14. 3 lb. Hyson

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at 10s. Sept. 28. 4 lb. good Green at 8s. Oct. 26. 5 lb. Green

at 78. 10d. Noy. 27. 6 lb. fine Bloom at 12s. Dec, 31. 7 ib. Bloom

at 10s.

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£13 7 2

124. MRS. J-C1808.

TO JOHN LEGKORN, DR. Aug. 8. 2 lb. mutton chops, at 4}d. per lb.

£
9. 6 lb. leg of mutton, at 44d.

2 lb. rump steaks, at 6d.
10. 7 lb. shoulder of mutton, at 41d.-
11. 9 lb. leg of pork, at 4d.

5 lb. veal cutlets, at 5d.

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125. MR. FT, 1808.

TO PETÉR GOODWYN, DR. Jan. 8. 3 quarters wheat, at 5l. per qr. e£ 11. 9 bushels barley, at 21.14s.

1 quarter Oats, at 58. 11d. per bushel, 13. 19 bushels beans, at 21. 6s. per quarter,

27. 17 lb. of hops, at 4l. per cwt. Feb. 1. 5 loads of hay, at 5l. 8s. per load,

£53 3 13.

126. MESSRS. H H & Co. 1808.

TO CHARLES SWAN & Sons. Jan. 1. 17+ yards fustian, at 62} cts. per yard, $ Feb. 11. 13) yards corduroy, at $1 121 c. Mar. 12. 298 yards forest cloth, at $1 87} c. Apr. 12. 591 yds. velvateen cord, at $1371c. May 14. 75% yds. German serge, at $1 10 c. June 17. 984 yds. superfine cloth, at $7 25 C.

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$959.20. 127. MESSRS. S- & W, 1808.

To WILLIAM & JOHN HARDY, DR, Jan. 8. 10cwt. 2 q. 14 lb. of iron, at $112 perton, $ Feb. 18. 3 ton, 12 cwt. of ditto, at $1164 Mar. 19. 5 ton, 191 cwt of ditto, at $115 Apr. 20. 2 ton, 10 cwt. of pig iron, at $28 May 21. 4 ton, 5cwt. of ditto, at $30 June 18. 1 ton 173 cwt.of ditto, at $29 75c.

$1419.30625.

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128. MESSRS. W- G-,& S, 1808.

Bought of E. & E. H. Aug. 23. 4 quarto bibles, at $6 each,

$
7 doz. Webster's spel. book, at $24 per doz.
6 Entick’s spel. dictionary, at 60 cts. each, w
3 gross of toy books, at $3 per gross,

5 reams wrapping paper, at $14 per ream, »
2000 quilis, at S13 per 1000,

$89.35. 129. MR. JOHN PICKARD, 1808.

Bought of WILLIAM WHEATLEY. March 7. 27 gal. of old mountain at $275 c. per gal. $

14 old sherry, at $1 50 cts.

3 Madeira, at $3 62} cts. 37 red port, at $1 60 cts.

5 white ditto, at $1 75 cts. 21 Lisbon, at $1 40 cts.

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TARE AND TRET. Gross is the whole weight of any sort of goods, together with the box, bag, barrel, hogshead, &c. which contains them.

Tare is an allowance, made to purchasers, for the weight of the box, bag, barrel, &c. in which goods are packed, and is either at so much in the gross, at so much per box, bag, barrel, &c. or at so much per cent or hundred weight.

Tret is an allowance of 4 lb. in every 104 lb. for waste, dust, &c.

Cloff is an allowance of 2 lb. upon every 3 cwt.

1 14

7 gross

2 21 S

Suttle is when part of the allowance is deducted.
Neat weight is what remains after all allowances are made.

I. When the tare is so much on the gross weight. RULE-Subtract the tare from the gross, and the remainder is the neat.

EXAMPLES. 1. Suppose a factor in the West Indies buys for the use of his employer in New York, the three following hogsheads of sugar: Required their neat weight ? No. cwt. qrs. lb.

lb. 1. 16

(114)

? 2. 14 3

110 tare. 3. 15

116 S

Ans. 43cwt. 3qrs. 10lb. neat. 2. A grocer buys 54 chests of spice, each chest weighing 4cwt. 2 qrs. 141b. gross; tare on the whole 21 cwt. 3 qrs. 18 lb. required the neat weight. Ans. 227cwt. 3qrs. 10lb.

3. What is the neat weight of 38 hogsheads James River tobacco, weighing gross 417 cwt. 1 qr. 12 lb. tare on the whole 3982 lb ?

Ans. 381 cwt, 3 qrs. 6 lb. II. When the tare is at so much per box, bag, barrel, &c.

RULE-Multiply the number of boxes, &c. by the tare, and subtract the product from the gross, the remainder is the neat.

EXAMPLES 4. In 30 bales of silk, each weighing 317 lb. gross, tare per bale 14 lb. how many pounds neat ?

Ans. 70501b. 5. What is the neat weight of 7 frails of raisins, each weighing 3 cwt. 3 qrs. 10 lb. gross, tare at 24 lb. per frail ?

Ans.

25 cwt. 1 qr. 14 lb. 6. What is the neat weight of 14 bags of cotton, each weighing 2 cwt. 2 qrs. 7 lb. tare at 9 lb. per bag? Ans. 34cwt. 3qrs.

III. When the tare is at so much per cwt. RULE-Divide the gross by the aliquot parts of a cwt. to find the tare, and that subtracted from the gross, leaves the neat weight ; or multiply the gross by the tare per cwt. and divide the product by 112, the quotient is the tare, which subtract from the gross, the remainder is the neat.

EXAMPLES. 7. What is the neat weight of 27 barrels of potash, each weighing 302 lb.gross, tare 12 lb. per cwt ?

Ans. 7280 4. Ib. 8. What is the neat weight of 45 barrels of figs, each 2cwt. 3 grs. gross, tare 14 lb. per cwt ? Ans. 108 cwt. 1 gr. 31/b.

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