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  • The average rate per ounce of standard silver in 1866 1870 was 6o3/4d., in Janu~try 1875 only 571/2(1., in July 1876 as low as 49d.
  • About three ' The market value of silver varied in the years 1870-1885 from $1.32 to $1.065 an ounce; 1886-1893, $0.995 to 80.782; 18 941904, $0.630 to 80.5722.
  • An ounce of dust in 1848 frequently went for $4 instead of $17; for a number of years traders in dust were sure of a margin of several dollars, as for example in private coinage, mints for which were common by 1851.
  • One ounce =1511 carats.
  • The pharmacopeial tincture may be given in doses of five to fifteen minims, and the infusion has the unusually small dose of two to four drachms - the dose of other infusions being an ounce or more.
 

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