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1827 Journal of the Franklin Institute  
TIfE FRANKLIN JOURNAL AND hol which it reiains. This new process is much more expeditious than the old, as in less than twentv.ibur hours, we obtain a result, which used to require a much greater" time ; we employ no combustible, and ,q'eatly.diminish, the labour .required. . .The. alcohol emptoyed for this purpose is not lost; that portmn of it whtch is the most lughly coloured, is immediately distilled, and gives for residue a molasses or sugared substance, not crystallizable, to be pretbrred
more » ... le, to be pretbrred for flavour, purity and clearness, to that which comes from the refiners. I he othe~c portions of the alcohol are made use of for the first washings of the new raw sugar till it becomes saturated with molasses. By the use of the alcohol the tiuest kind of lump sugar may be obtained in less than a month, and in much less time a powdered sugar of superior whiteness. The quantity of alcohol to be emph>yed varies with circumstances, but. generally approaches to the weight of the sugar. [London Journal of .Yrts, ~.c. Jl nezo Lithographic ~hsh, by M. E~'GWL~,m,~'.
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