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Foolscap Paper

( Originally Published Late 1800's )

Enclosed I send you half a sheet of foolscap paper, whereby I presume its title is defined from the watermark. It may perhaps be worth while to note this in your Magazine (see Plate II., fig. 4); and at the same time to ask whence arises the water-mark of three balls suspended from a triangle, for I have seen exactly such at some pawnbrokers'; whence query, if there is not some curious historical anecdote upon which is founded this water-mark ?—Pott paper is so called from originally bearing a water-mark of a flower-pot.

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