A Recept for Melting Silver Oar

[ A Recept for Melting Silver Oar ]

Date: Written in the mid- to late 18th century; exact date unknown. | 1743/01/01 to 1790/01/01

Type
Miscellaneous

Ingredients
Venice glass
yellow amber

Places
Nova Scotia

Source: Stephen Rodda Notebooks
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Reference: Microfilm Reel 12,140

Description

Instructions for melting silver ore.


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Transcription

A recept for melting Silver

Oar

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Take Venice glass & Yellow

Amber Half ounce Each and

Put it in with the oar into

a Pint Curisable and Put the

Same in a furnace begin first

with a moradate fire and as

it heats so force the fire

till the oar milts __________

NB the oar is to be Pounded

Fine and washed in Sevrell

Waters -------------