For 50 lb. Drench 8 1/2 lb. cudbear with a little hot water; boil or scald it in 3 or 4 gallons; decant the clear liquor into a boiler containing 100 gallons water; enter cold; bring to the boil; lift and put in 1 lb. soda, or 2 gallons urine; return and boil 10 minutes.
For 50 lb. 6 1/4 lb. cochineal, 1/2 lb. cudbear. Boil in this 3/4 hour; raise with 2 quarts crimson spirits; boil 1/4 hour; lift, wash well, and dry.
For 150 lb. Prepare with 2 lb. alum and 1/2 lb. tartar. Boil 1/2 hour; wash in 3 warm waters. Boil in 11 lb. limawood, and add 1/2 lb. cudbear. Boil in this for 1/2 hour, and blue with warm water.
For 50 lb. 3 gills ammonia paste; 1 1/4 lb. tartaric acid, to redden; 10 oz. oxnlic acid, to blue. Enter at 140° F.; heat no higher than 200° F.
For 50 lb. Preparation; 1 1/2 lb.-tartar and 1 lb. alum; wash in 3 waters. Dye with 10 lb. logwood; boil 1/2 hour; raise with 1 quart muriate of tin.
For 50 lb. Blue on the woad vat, either warm or cold, for whatever depth of colour required; wash in 2 waters; then give 2 1/2 lb. cudbear; boil J hour, or until you get the shade wanted; if not blue enough, give another run upon the vat.
For 50 lb. 10 1/2 lb. logwood, 1 1/4 lb. prus-siate of potash, 3 1/2 lb. super-sulphate of tartar, 3 1/2 quarts royal blue spirits, 3 1/2 pints muriate of tin. Give the logwood at twice lest the colour get unlevel.
For 40 lb. 1 lb. cochineal, 3 gills double muriate of tin, 1 lb. tartaric acid. Enter at 100° F.; heat up; boil 15 minutes; lift, and cool to 120° F., by throwing out part of the liquor, and filling up with water, - add 1 gill ammonia paste, 12 oz. tartaric acid, 6 oz. oxalic acid. Bring up to the boil; when the desired shade is got, wash well, and dry.
For 50 lb. Preparation; 3 lb. tartar and 2 lb. alum. Boil 1/2 hour, and wash in 3 warm waters. Dyeing: 8 lb. limawood, 1/2 lb. cudbear, and 3/4 lb. tartar. Boil 1/2 hour, and blue to pattern with hot water.
For 50 lb. Boil 4 lb. cochineal and 1 3/4 lb. bark. Add 3 lb. tartar, 2 quarts scarlet spirits. Enter at 200° F.; boil one hour; wash well. Sour before dyeing, either cold or warm; 1 water, out.
For 50 lb. Boil 5 1/2 lb. lac and 1 1/2 lb. bark. Add 3 lb. tartar, 2 quarts lac scarlet spirits. Enter at 1200° F.; boil 1 hour; wash well. Sour as before.
For 50 lb. Boil 4 1/2 lb. lac and 1 3/4 lb. bark. Add 2 lb..tartar, 2 quarts lac scarlet spirits. Enter at 200° F. boil in this 30 minutes; lift, and wash, well: then, in a boiler of clean water, boil 14 oz. cochineal and 14 oz. tartar. Add 1 1/2 pint scarlet spirits. Enter at 200° F.; boil 20 minutes, and wash well out. Sour before dyeing.
For 50 lb. 1 lb. logwood, 4 oz. fustic, 8 oz. extract of indigo, 3 lb. alum, l 1/2 lb. tartar. Work as for drab.
For 40 lb. 2 1/2 lb. bark, 2 lb. tartar, 2 quarts muriate of tin. Enter at 150° F.; boil 30 minutes.
For 40 lb. Boil 4 lb. bark and 8 oz. madder. Add 2 quarts muriate of tin, 1 lb. tartar. Enter at 200° F.; boil 30 minutes.
For 45 lb. Boil 4} lb. fustic and 1 1/2 lb. madder. Add 7 lb. alum. Enter at 200° F.; boil 30 minutes.
For 50 lb. Boil 10 lb. bark and 1 1/2 lb. cochineal. Add 2 lb. tartar, 2 1/2 quarts yellow spirits. Enter at 200° F.; boil 30 minutes.
For 50 lb. Boil 2 1/2 lb. bark. Add 2 lb. tartar, 2 quarts muriate of tin. Enter at 150° F.; boil 30 minutes.
For 50 lb. Boil 3 1/4 lb. quercitron bark and 3 oz. cochineal. Add 2 1/2 lb. tartar, 3 quarts muriate of tin. Enter at 150° F.; boil 30 minutes.
Royal blue, 2 quarts of muriatic acid, 1 ditto nitric acid, no tin. Before using, let it stand until the gas goes off.
Put any quantity of nitre, and the same of clear water, into a stoneware pot; the water first; then add 1 lb. muriatic acid to every 5 lb. of the above, and give 2 oz. of tin to the pound of spirits, adding it very slowly for one or two days, because in giving the tin too fast the spirits get fired, which precipitates the nitre, and they are lost.
Crimson Spirit are the same as scarlet spirits, but have more tin dissolved in them; give as much as they will take, till they turn of a bluish colour.
3 gal. muriatic acid, 2 gal. water, feed with 6 lb. tin, 1 gal. nitric acid.
1 gal. muriatic acid, feed with 2 lb. granulated tin, or an ounce to every gill.
400 gal. water, heat to 170° F., 5 lb. ground indigo, 10 lb. American potash, 3 lb. madder, 4 lb. bran. Apply a slow fire, and it will come to fermentation in 14 or 16 hours; then add 1 or 2 lb. madder. In renovating this vat, use more potash in pro-portion to your indigo, than in setting a new vat.