[ A Fireproof and Waterproof Cement ] Anthony Allaire
Date: The manuscript is dated 1780-1795. | 1780/01/01 to 1795/12/31
Source: Anthony Allaire. Diary and Order Book.
Institution: New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library | Source Origin: Beverley Robinson Papers | Sublocation: Anthony Allaire. Diary and Order Book. | Reference: S 37A F 19
This recipe, in print, has been pasted onto page 56, which has been added to the middle of the notebook. Image courtesy of New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library.
A fire proof and water proof Cement.-- To half
a pint of milk put an equal quantity of vinegar, in
order to curdle it; then separate the curd from
the whey, and mix the whey with the whites of
four or five eggs, beating the whole well together.
When it is well mixed, add a little quick lime
through a sieve until it has acquired the consistence
of a thick paste. With this cement broken ves-
sels and cracks of all kinds may be mended. It
dries quickly, and resists the action of fire and