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THE SCHEDULE REFERRED TO IN THESE LETTERS PATENT, AND MAKING PART OF THE SAME, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION, IN THE WORDS OF THE SAID JOHN PERCY HIMSELF, OF HIS IMPROVEMENT, BEING A NEW MODE OF DYING A BLUE COLOUR
[Litchfield CT?], 1800. Printed Broadside, 8" x 6 5/8". A few fox spots, Very Good. This rare broadside prints Percy's Recipe for "dying ten yards of Woollen sulled Cloth, seven-eights wide..." He employs allum, logwood, vinegar, soap, copperas; and gives directions for their use. NAIP locates this item only at the New York Public Library and the American Antiquarian Society; but the Connecticut Historical Society has a copy. "Subscribed by John Percy, in presence of us, Uriah Tracy, William Edmond. N.B. Any public Body, Town, Company, or private Individual, purchasing a Right of the above Schedule, cannot divulge it but under the Penalty of the Law." Uriah Tracy was a Litchfield lawyer, graduate of Yale and the Litchfield Law School, U.S. Speaker of the House in 1793. William Edmond was a Connecticut lawyer and sometime U.S. Congressman. John Percy was born in 1774; he is listed in the 1800 United States Federal Census as living in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, with wife Polly and child. [Cothren: HISTORY OF ANCIENT WOODBURY, CONNECTICUT VOLUMES I & III.] Rink 1838. Not in Evans. Shipton & Mooney 49133. Bristol B11107. NAIP w022079 [2- MWA, NN].
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