It will cause a great deal of loss in that way, inasmuch as many things that are made up will have to pass through the Hall. ... With reference to the assaying, do you assay yourselves, or do you refer to the professional as- sayers? ... The gold is melted and poured into ingots, and a piece is chipped off the end or the corner and is then sent up to them. For the Hall mark, the things have to go into the Hall perfect, at least all the parts will have to be there which will constitute the article whenanbsp;...
|Title||:||... Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the condition of the Exchequer (now Board of Trade) Standards|