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  • Macquer's firft attempt was to foak thread, totton, wbol, and filk, in a folution of alum and fulphatttf iron; then in an alkaline folu - tion partly fatUrated with pruffic acid; and next in water acidulated with fulphuric acid, which Vira« to diffolvie that part of the oxyd of iron not combined with the pruffic acid, which the alkali not combined with that acid had precipi - tated.

    Elements of the Art of Dyeing


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