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Page iv - India, contain so much oxide of iron and carbonate of lime, that the vessels melt into a slag at a temperature little above that of redness. Deposits of a black stiff clay, containing much vegetable matter, occur in some districts; vessels made with it sustain a higher temperature.
Page 17 - ... of arrangement by my remaining in the Line I now serve in, it may be in your Excellency's power to find other employment for me, if such should offer near your own person, it would be very pleasing to me. To this Washington made reply on December 25, 1782: WASHINGTON'S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE TO MOYLAN. I have been favoured with the receipt of your Letter of the 1 5th Instant, concerning the reduction of your Regiment, and have conversed with the Secretary at War on the subject. That Gentleman (on...
Page 10 - This clay is found in thick strata. The detached masses are of a pink tint, broken into they contain nodules of perfectly white earth. They absorb water eagerly, and yield an exceedingly soft, ductile, and tenacious paste. On firing, this clay is found to resist a temperature sufficient to fuse English blue pots.