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Exchequer and Audit Department , Somerset House Strand, W.C—NEAREST Railway Station Temple; Omnibus Route, Strand; Cab Rank, Catherine-street. Hours 10 to 4. The department is subdivided into the Directing Branch and the Examining Branch. There is also a third, the Chancery Audit Branch, in Chancery-lane, W.C.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879