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Green-wash

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds of blue vitriol
  • 3 pounds of beat whiting
  • 1/2 pound of potash
  • 6 quarts of boiling water
  • 1/2 pound of glue

Instructions

Take the blue vitriol, pound it fine, and mix with it the whiting and potash; pour on them the boiling water, and mix in the glue dissolved in water. Wash the walls with whiting before it is put on.

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Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers.


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