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ALE or BEER MEASURE

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  • ebclemson
    The officers received their Wine measure chart, it is time for the boys to have their Ale measure....... ALE OR BEER MEASURE: 2 pints MAKE ONE Quart;
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      The officers received their Wine measure chart, it is time for the "boys" to have their Ale measure.......

      "ALE OR BEER MEASURE:

      2 pints MAKE ONE Quart;
      4 quarts MAKE ONE Gallon;
      8 gallons MAKE ONE Firkin of Ale in London;
      8 1/2 gallons MAKE ONE Firkin of Ale or Beer;
      9 gallons MAKE ONE Firkin of Beer in London;
      2 Firkins MAKE ONE Kilderkin;
      2 kilderkins MAKE ONE Barrel;
      1 1/2 Barrel or 54 gal MAKE ONE hogshead of Beer;
      2 Barrels MAKE ONE Puncheon;
      3 Barrels, or 2 hogsheads MAKE ONE Butt"



      SOURCE: "Scholar's Arithmetic or Federal accountant: by Daniel Adams. 1805 Boston.

      Dave says......

      It takes a Big Man to drink a BUTT of beer.


      Enjoy, Sincerely, David Bennett, 1st U.States Infantry.
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