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Henry Bushby Transcription Pages


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N. p161. Burney 47
Make these like
fig 2. & not
[captions] 1.

To make: Rhumbowline (rumble) and ordinary soft rope are often used for nippers, but sometimes nippers are made as follows: Take sufficient yarns or foxes to make 8 to 10 yards of nipper (more or less according to the purpose in view), and having laid them together & stretched them, put a ring, grommet or eye of some kind round them which will just contain them. Fix taut in a convenient position and marl with spunyarn or foxes, pushing the ring