To Dye Lavender Or Slate Dun &c &c
Boil ground logwood with bruised nut galls and a small quantity of
copperas, according to judgment: you may have a pigeon dun, lead colour,
light, or dark dun. The ingredients must be used in small quantities,
according to taste. You may have raven grey, or duns of various shades,
by boiling with the logwood a small quantity of alum and copperas.