In Maine, United States, one-tenth of a barrel, about 3 gallons, by an Act of the state legislature of 22 March 1821.
Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Construction and Distribution of Weights and Measures.
Senate. 34th Congress, 3d Session. Ex. Doc. No. 27.
Washington: A.O. P. Nicholson, Printer, 1857.
Page 40. The author of the report was A. D. Bache.
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