RECORD: Darwin, C. R. nd. the proper proportion of shot [Notes on shooting]. CUL-DAR91.2 (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed and edited by Kees Rookmaaker 11.2008. RN1
NOTE: With thanks to Dig Hadoke for advice on powder measurements.
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the proper proportion of shot to [1 dram] i gr V of powder (being the largest but one charge in my powder flask) is [1 dram] i [1 dram] gs.
The shot with which I generally shoot contain 240 pellets in [1 dram] i
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