Mr Balls Receipt for making black ink

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Mr Balls Receipt for making black ink

Transcript

Mr. B[all]s R[illegible]pt for making bla[ck] Ink
16 Ounces of common [Galls] [illegible] those of a bluish cost and firm- 8 oz. of Gum Arabic 4 Oz of Copperas- This will make one Gallon- first 4 Quarts of Rain-water to it and let it stand for about ten days shaking it two or three times a day.

Contributor

Caylor, Karmen
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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