# Page:Paper and Its Uses.djvu/45

In hand-made papers a mill ream consists of two qualities of the same paper, whether the paper is bought as good or retree. If the paper is good it will consist of 18 quires of insides or best paper, each quire containing 24 sheets, and two quires of outsides or slightly inferior paper, the quires containing 20 sheets each. "Retree" paper is marked on the outside by two crosses ${\displaystyle \,\times \ \times \,}$, and the mill ream will be 472 sheets, whether the paper be good or retree. The price of