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Blacking

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound of ivory black
  • 2 ounces of sugar candy
  • 1/4 ounce of gum tragacanth
  • 1 bottle of porter

Instructions

Pound the ivory black, sugar candy, gum tragacanth all very fine, boil the porter, and stir the ingredients in while boiling hot.

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Source

The Virginia Housewife (1860).


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