Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: Miscellaneous receipts [manuscript].

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Miscellaneous receipts [manuscript].
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signature tipped in, paginated separately before final pagination
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bulk: 1709-1727?
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page 49 (page 23)
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FSL collection
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49. and mix them, then wet your paper a little, and put a small quantity of powder on the place, rubbing it gently with your finger, and the spotts will vanish To make Red Sealing Wax. Ignot Rx a pound of Beeswax, of Turpentine three ounces, if for coarse wax Red lead, but for fine wax, Vermillion; very fine sifted, an ounce, of olive oyl an ounce; melt the wax and Turpentine, and when they are cooled a little, put the rest in & beat them well together. you may add three ounces of red Lead instead of the Vermillion, and it does the same. To Recov e r decayed Letters of Deeds or other Writings . See 51 Rx Galls, such as ink is made of, bruise them and steep them in water, then take a spunge, dipp it in this water, and rub them over once or twice.
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