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 +====== Paper Up Letter ======
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 +To wrap the pages up in paper after a work is finished. — //​M//​. ​
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 +In all book houses, there are bulks appropriated for the letter that is cleared away; so that when it is dry it may be papered up. In small houses this is generally done by the [[o:​overseer|overseer]];​ but in houses with large establishments,​ there is a person appointed to take care of the letter, furniture, chases, &c. which he keeps locked up, and delivers out as wanted: he also papers up the letter; that is, he wraps up each piece in the waste of some work, which he procures from the warehouse, and on which he writes the name of the type; it also tends to save trouble if he add whether it be [[o:​open-matter|open matter]], Italic, or figures, as the case may be, as it prevents the necessity of opening the pieces out, when particular kinds only are wanted for distribution. ​
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