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ASSAY. A chemical examination of metals, by which the quantity of valuable or precious metal contained in any mineral or metallic mixture is ascertained. 2. By the acts of Congress of March 3, 1823, 3 Story's L. U. S. 1924; of June 25, 1834, 4 Shars. cont. Story's L. U. S. 2373; and of June 28, 1834, Id. 2377, it is made the duty of the secretary of the treasury to cause assays to be made at the mint of the United States, of certain coins made current by the said acts, and to make report of the result thereof to congress.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Virgin Islands temporarily suspended recovery and cleanup from Hurricane Irma in order to prepare for the potential impact of Maria.
Irma lost speed passing small islands in the Caribbean next, however, regained a category 5 as it hit northern Cuba on Friday.
Despite Havana being far from where Irma first hit, the city has suffered severe flooding and widespread wind damage.
Flooding, roof damage and floating appliances and furniture were reported in the low-lying Keys, but with the storm still hitting around midday, the full extent of Irma's wrath was not clear.
Irma struck as a Category 4 but by midafternoon had weakened to a Category 3 with still-fearsome 190 kph winds and heavy rain.
"Hurricane Irma is a great monster," said US President Donald Trump, who plans to visit Florida soon.
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