A workman whose duty it is to receive paper into the warehouse, attend to its proper storing, give out paper to wet, superintend the hanging up of the paper to dry, and the taking them down again, the filling in and pressing of sheets, and the counting out and putting away of sheets. These operations are described in their alphabetical order.


The person who has charge of the warehouse. It is his duty to keep an account of all paper received, to whom it is delivered for printing, the printed sheets received from the pressroom, and the quires sent out to the binder or publisher. It is also part of his business to direct the wetting of the paper, hanging the sheets to dry, taking down sheets from the poles, the filling in and pressing the sheets, counting them out and putting them away, etc.

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