The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 359
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Minutes of the Ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin, 359
The Ayuntamto. then discussed the subject of regulating the
measure in general and customary [p. 56] use among the Colonists
for grain etc. the bushel measure for the purpose of having it
regulated by some known standard, as at this time the size of
such measures is almost as various as the number of them exist-
ing in the Municipality. The Ayuntamto. ordered that inasmuch
as there are no standard measures of this state within this mu-
nicipality, and as almost all grain and other articles that are sold
or exchanged that are measured are measured in what are termed
bushel measure, that the standard measure for a bushel shall be
9150 2/5 cubic inches, or eight gallons dry measure each gallon
containing 268 4/5 cubic inches.
The day being spent in this session and there being some further
business to transact the ayuntamto. adjourned until tomorrow at
Samuel M Williams
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