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

Digital Image File Name: 
166157
Source Call Number: 
V.a.683
Source Title: 
Miscellaneous receipts [manuscript].
Source Created or Published: 
bulk: 1709-1727?
Physical Description: 
page 53
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=303317
Transcription: 
53. To take the blotts of Ink out of paper or writing M r Lea. Rx a peice of paper & wett it w it h fair water & pvt it on a board & lay upon it the paper out of which you w oul d take the blot & take a feather wett it w it h fair water (but try if it will not do better with ou t wetting it at first/ then take another feather & dip it in aqua fortis or spirit of vitriol (I tryed it w it h the former) & stroke the blot over two or 3 times & presently after stroke it over again with the feather & fairwater, otherwise the aqua fortis will burn & rot the paper, So do it with the aqua fortis again & then with the water feather again & you will find the effect of it presently, & if you wash the paper with allom water you may write on it again when dry if there be occasion /
Credit: 
Transcriptions made by Shakespeare's World volunteers (shakespearesworld.org), participants in EMROC classes and transcribathons (emroc.hypotheses.org), participants in Folger paleography classes and transcribathons, and Folger docents.