Index:Treatise on Soap Making.djvu



CONTENTS.



  1. Page
  2. Address to the Reader
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    iii
  3. Preface
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    vii
  4. Treatise on hard and soft soap-making
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    13
  5. Different kinds of alkalis
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    16
  6. The two great divisions of salts
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    20
  7. Method of depriving them of their fixed air
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    21
  8. Alkaline salts for the use of the soap-boiler, how obtained.
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    ibid.
  9. Kelp, how made, and what esteemed best
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    ibid.
  10. Ditto, used as a manure, and for feeding cattle, hogs, &c.
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    22
  11. Ditto, the ashes of, used as salt for new cheese
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    23
  12. Barilla, where and how made
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    24
  13. Gazul, soza, and salicor, ditto
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    26
  14. Page
  15. Pot-ash, how prepared
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    29
  16. Process for detecting sand in alkaline materials
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    31
  17. Blue and white pearl ashes
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    33
  18. Russia and Muscovy ashes, Cashub ditto
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    34
  19. Marcoft ashes
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    35
  20. Preparation for setting a cave, or vat
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    37
  21. Setting ditto
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    39
  22. Test for discovering the presence of an alkali in any liquid substance
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    42
  23. Examination of leys, to discover their quality with regard to mildness or causticity
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    44
  24. Comparative strength betwixt one ley and another discovered
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    47
  25. Weight of spring water and strong soap-ley contrasted
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    49
  26. Concise and accurate method to ascertain the strength of soap-leys
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    ibid.
  27. Only one alkaline principle in nature
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    51
  28. Excisemen become soap-boilers
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    52
  29. A charge for yellow soap
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    53
  30. Boiling and finishing ditto
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    55
  31. Palm oil used therein
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    57
  32. Page
  33. Charge for pure white soap, and process
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    58
  34. Finishing ditto
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    59
  35. To prepare the scent for perfumed or Windsor soap
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    63
  36. The weights and measures to be understood throughout the work
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    69
  37. Table for casting up the dip of a soap frame, from one inch to one hundred, &c.
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    71
  38. Examples of working the same by hot and cold area
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    72
  39. Glass hydrometer to ascertain the weight of leys
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    74
  40. A charge for 1st crown soft soap
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    76
  41. Proportions, and operation of making ditto
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    ibid.
  42. A charge for 2d crown, and operation.
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    80
  43. A charge for common soft soap, with old soap returned
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    81
  44. General observations necessary to be attended to by the operator
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    83
  45. Experiment to ascertain the expence of white soap-making
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    87
  46. Calculation thereof
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    91
    1. Page
    2. Appendix
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      99
    3. Short dissertation on spoiled hard soap, cause and remedy
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      ibid.
    4. Dr Black's method of preparing a soap-ley
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      107
    5. Abridgment of Excise Laws
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      113
    6. Allowance for spoiled soap, cuttings, &c.
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      113
    7. Ditto for hard soap (only) repealed
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      115
    8. Legal frames for hard soap
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      116
    9. Legal casks for soft soap
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      117
    10. Act to prevent making soap in secret places
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      118
    11. Who are not qualified to make soap, though making entry
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      119
    12. Act Geo. III., being the last general statute relating to hard soap, and comprehending most of the former laws applicable to that article
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      121
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