Dip the ink spot in pure melted tallow, then wash out the tallow and the ink will come out with it. This is said to be unfailing. Milk will remove ink from linen or colored muslins, when acids would be ruinous, by soaking the goods until the spot is very faint and then rubbing and rinsing in cold water.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: ink, laundry, linen, milk, muslin, muslins, stain, stain removal, tallow, whitehouse | Comment (0)
Equal parts of lemon juice, salt, powdered starch, and soft soap ; rub on thickly, and lay on the grass in the hot sun ; repeat this process two or three times a day.
Source: The Unrivalled Cook-Book and Housekeeper’s Guide, Mrs WashingtonFiled under Remedy | Tags: grass, lemon, lemon juice, mildew, mould, salt, soap, stain, stain removal, starch, sun, washington | Comment (0)