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Characterisation, especially by Letters

457

Experiments.

 

Original temp.

of pot

A

Temp. attained

after mixture

B

No. of ounces

of boiling water

u

a=212° -A

t = additional

t   A

p.

e - t

t-1

 

75°

170°

6

137°

95°

42°

94°

2-6

91°

183°

9

121°

92°

29°

91°

2-8

119°

187°

10

93°

68°

25°

67°

3.7

58°

158°

6

154°

100°

54°

99°

7*

64°

148°

61

148°

84°

64°

83°

5

57°

151°

6-1

155°

94°

61°

93°

4.3

54°

161°

7

158°

107°

51°

106°

3-4

* N.B. "Carter [presumably the maid] 'frothed up' the water."

" Feb. 13, 1859. Sunday Evening. [Pot] heated to 140°. Put in tea at vi h. 35 ma. and water 1-goo at vi h. 46m. Tea good, but a little too much of

   4a, decoction. 17-° at VT h. 64 in. Tea: weaker but decocted. somewhat.


Feb. 15. Tuesday Morning. [Pot] heated to 174°.1G9178° [in] 4 minutes

18- 6 4 [in] 7 minutes hot and decocted. 2nd cup 174

+ 18   0 in 11 minutes hot

174

and weak.

°   °   °

Feb. 7.6. Morning. L. G. fecit 1 22 21" + 187° 51n + 1870 3"' Black not


[•]

decoct., fullish body, fresh, hot. 2nd cup 178° 141n fairly good. If more tea


had been placed in the pot (4 spoonfuls) I think the brew would have been successful.


5 ozs. of tea to be henceforward used in the morning.

Feb   40m 191' Decoct. slight. Louisa says fresh and little

. 16. Evening. 4811178

48"1 2

body (I have a cold). 58111 1('0° very good. 3rd cup 7m, 142. No water had been added, good, a little bitter.


44

Feb. 20. Sunday Morning. 44m 40m 1 70170 ° (filled up to make it so) + 45m 178°


45m 178°


+ 46m 184° (filled up); very excellent (it is true it had cream). 48m 189° 48   61m 168'


good, a little flat. 3 2 cups altogether."


P a 111   58


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