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" ... a little water on the mixture. Use this compost at the back part of your fire. It will burn brightly and pleasantly; only a little dust will remain unconsumed ; and thus the trouble of sifting will be saved besides. HINT SEVENTH. Another excellent... "
The new household receipt-book - Page 65
by Sarah Josepha Hale - 1854
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Lessons on industrial education, for the use of female schools [ed.] by a ...

Lessons - 1849
...cotton wadding between two pieces of calico. Cheap Fuel. Take one bushel of small coal or sawdust, two bushels of sand, and one bushel and a half of clay ; mix them with water, and shape them into balls or into the form of bricks ; pile them in .1 dry place,...
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The interview, companion volume to 'Enquire within' [by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1856
...saved besides. HINT SEVENTH. Another excellent suggestion by the same American authoress : Mix one bushel of small coal, or saw-dust, or both,...bushels of sand, and one bushel and a half of clay. Take water, and make the mixture into balls, and pile them up in a dry place till they become hard....
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Mrs. Hale's receipts for the million ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Cooking - 1857 - 721 pages
...your ashes, gives a warm and pleasant fire, and a very small part only will remain unburnt. 183. Firt Balls. Mix one bushel of small coal, or saw-dust,...the top bar, and they will keep up a strong heat. * 134. To prevent the ill effects of Charcoal. Set over the burning charcoal a vessel of boiling...
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Household economy

Margaret Maria Gordon - 1858 - 154 pages
...part of your fire it will burn brightly and pleasantly." " Mix one bushel of small conl or sawdust, or both, with two bushels of sand, and one bushel and a half of clay. Take water, and make the mixture into balls, pile them up in a dry place till they become hard. When...
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The Corner cupboard, by the ed. of 'Enquire within upon everything'.

1867
...saved besides. HINT SEVENTH. Another excellent suggestion by the same American authoress : Mix one bushel of small coal, or saw-dust, or both,...bushels of sand, and one bushel and a half of clay. Take water, and make the mixture into balls, and pile them up in a dry place till they become hard....
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A Journey of Discovery All Around Our House: Or, The Interview : a Companion ...

Robert Kemp Philp - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1867 - 378 pages
...saved besides. HINT SEVENTH. Another excellent suggestion by the same American authoress : Mix one bushel of small coal, or saw-dust, or both, with two bushels of land, and one bushel and a half of clay. Take water, and make the mixture into balls, and pile them...
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Confederate Receipt Book: A Compilation of Over One Hundred Receipts Adapted ...

E. Merton Coulter - Cooking - 1960 - 38 pages
...is expended on the iron so introduced, and will not therefore affect the pen. FIRE BALLS FOR FUEL. Mix one bushel of small coal or sawdust, or both,...the top bar, and they will keep up a strong heat. To PURIFY RIVER OR MUDDY WATER. Dissolve half an ounce of alum in a pint of warm water, and stirring it...
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