Special Consular Reports, Томи 17 – 18

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899
 

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Сторінка v - Congress assembled, that the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value ; and the values of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the .world shall be estimated annually by the Director of the Mint, and be proclaimed on the first day of January by the Secretary of the Treasury.
Сторінка 105 - ENTERED and CLEARED, with CARGOES and in BALLAST, at PORTS in the UNITED KINGDOM, from and to FOREIGN COUNTRIES and BRITISH POSSESSIONS.
Сторінка vii - Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50. and 100 francs. Silver: 5 francs. Gold: 5, 10. and 20 marks.
Сторінка vi - To meet typographical requirements, the quotations for the years 1876, 1877, 1879, 1881, 1882, and 1891-95 are omitted, these years being selected as showing the least fluctuations when compared with years immediately preceding and following. To save unnecessary repetition, the estimates of valuations are divided into three classes, viz: (A) countries with fixed currencies, (B) countries with fluctuating currencies, and (C) quarterly valuations of fluctuating currencies.
Сторінка 11 - Decigram (-fa gram) equals 1.5432 grains. Gram equals 15.432 grains. Decagram (10 grams) equals 0.3527 ounce. Hectogram (100 grams) equals 3.5274 ounces. Kilogram (1,000 grams) equals 2.2046 pounds. Myriagram (10,000 grams) equals 22.046 pounds. Quintal (100,000 grams) equals 220.46 pounds. Millier or tonnea — ton (1,000,000 grams) equals 2,204.6 pounds. Metric dry measures. Milliliter (yjjj liter) equals 0.061 cubic inch. Centiliter (y-Jj liter) equals 0.6102 cubic inch. Deciliter (y^i liter)...
Сторінка 5 - When a country has the single gold standard, the value of its standard coins is estimated to be that of the number of grains fine of gold in them, 480 grains being reckoned equivalent to $20.67 in United States gold, and a smaller number of grains in proportion.
Сторінка 11 - Deciliter (y^ liter) equals 6.1022 cubic inches. Liter equals 0.908 quart. Decaliter (10 liters) equals 9.08 quarts. Hectoliter (100 liters) equals 2.838 bushels. Kiloliter (1,000 liters) equals 1.308 cubic yards. Metric liquid measures.
Сторінка 5 - January 1, 1898, have been prepared to assist in computing the values in American money of the trade, prices, values, wages, etc., of and in foreign countries, as given in consular and other reports. The series of years are given so that computations may be made for each year in the proper money values...
Сторінка 6 - Gold: 25 pesetas. Silver: 5 pesetas. Gold: 10 and 20 crowns. Gold: 5, 10, 2ti, 50 and 100 francs.
Сторінка v - States, shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value," and that "the value of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the world shall be estimated annually by the Director of the Mint, and be proclaimed on the 1st day of January by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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