Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 412
12 long, the end on which you tie the bark made flat or chisel pointed, which will cause the bark after a little use to become flat pointed and enter between the branches, covering every part with the mixture.
Sometime ago there was a remedy in the "Maitland Mercury" The "Kline remedy" Viz.
"Mix 3 lbs cloride of lime in a bucket of water then add ½ lb Venetian turpentine warmed until it is thin, stirring until the whole is well mixed, this quantity is sufficient for one acre of vines. I have tried this but cannot