Transactions of the Society Instituted at London for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, Volumes 25-26

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Page 180 - The KING'S Most Excellent Majesty in Council. ".Whereas there was this day read, at the Board, a memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 2 7th of last month, in the words following, viz...
Page 20 - Licences for that purpose under the Hand and Seal of the Governor or Commander in Chief of the...
Page 180 - His Majesty taking the same into consideration was pleased with the advice of his privy Council to approve of what is therein proposed, and doth...
Page 49 - ... boiled. Then take the composition off the fire, as boiling it longer than necessary would only harden the wax, and prevent its mixing so well afterwards with water. When the composition is taken off the fire, and in the glazed earthen vessel, it should be beaten hard, and whilst hot (but not boiling) mix with it, by degrees, a pint (wine measure) or sixteen ounces more of cold spring water : then strain the composition, as some dirt will boil out of the...
Page 50 - ... too much to the surface, and might likewise crack the paint. Should the coat of wax put over the painting, when finished, appear in any part uneven, it may be remedied by drawing a moderately hot iron over it again, as...
Page 15 - Society a cheap and portable drag, or other machine, superior to those now in use, for the purpose of taking up, in the best and most expeditious manner, and with the least injury, the bodies of persons who have sunk under water ; the gold medal, or thirty guineas.
Page 51 - Take twelve ounces, or three-quarters of a pint (wine measure) of cold spring water, and four ounces and a half of gum-arabic, put them into a glazed earthen vessel, and when the gum is dissolved, add eight ounces of white wax. Put the earthen vessel, with the gum-water and wax, upon a slow fire, and stir them...
Page 72 - ... the fiftieth part of an inch more in girt than they would do if they stood on one acre, this small additional increase in girt would pay an ample rent for the additional acre.
Page 28 - ... to the main deposit. It would have given me great pleasure to have been able to send a specimen of my superior feed and management, if the season had been rather more advanced, for I...
Page 14 - ... until a ball is formed, five or six times the diameter of the branch. This is intended as a bed into which the young roots may shoot. Having performed this part of the operation, they immediately under the ball divide the bark down to the wood, for nearly two-thirds of the circumference of the branch.

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