It is used by perfumery manufacturers as an ingredient.
Before 1716 ordnance was obtained from private manufacturers and proved by the Board of Ordnance.
They are not, as a rule, supported by workmen or peasants, but rather by small tradespeople, manufacturers and farmers.
It is proportional, and is collected by deduction from salaries and pensions paid to servants of the state, where it is assessed on three-eighths of the income, and from interest on consolidated stock, where it is assessed on the whole amount; and by register in the cases of private individuals, who pay on three-fourths of their income, professional men, capitalists or manufacturers, who pay on one-half or nine-twentieths of their income.
The use of pharmacopoeia preparations made by manufacturers is allowed, but the seller is held responsible for their purity and strength.