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Measuring by fanegas was then still in vogue in Mexico; a fanega equals about sixty-four kilograms.
I asked him if he wanted us to die from starvation, and then another man offered me half a fanega.
This is imposed on the Indian natives by assessment or allotment,4 and is paid at the rate of a peso per fanega.
It is measured not by the bushel, but by the fanega, which weighs 225 pounds.A Journey in Southeastern Mexico|Henry Howard Harper
Maize was sold by the carga, or load, which was about one half of the Castilian fanega.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft