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Folio 2. Page 33. Recto Folio 2. Page 33. Recto Paper document Medicine as Sneezing Powder
Type:Paper document
Subject: Medicine as Sneezing Powder
Description:consistency of Pills with Liquoricepowder or crumb of Bread- mixequal parts of the above [with] &powdere'd rhubarb make into pillswith simple Syrup- 3 or 4 may be taken twice or thrice a week-Sneezing PowderPowder of Asarum- white Hellibore- AssarabaccaSponge is useful as a styptic -- or Spirits of Wine-
Continued from Folio 2. Page 34. Verso.Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe. Deleted text is shown as [ ].
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Folio 2. Page 77. Recto Folio 2. Page 77. Recto Paper document Medicine for Deafness, Whooping Cough, and a recipe for glue.
Type:Paper document
Subject: Medicine for Deafness, Whooping Cough, and a recipe for glue.
Description:For DeafnessFill an ounce Phial with Bay Saltand spring water, equal quantities, whendissolved drop 4 into a teaspoon, conveythese 4 drops into the Ear going tobed lying on the contrary side; repeatit 4 Nights-To make hair water30 handfulls of Rosemary and 12 handullsof Twists of Vines & a quart of Honey- distillit off in a cold Still-For a Whooping CoughMake 2 ounces oz of Honey, 2 of treacle, a fewCarraway seeds, & as much flour of brim-stone as will lay on a shilling & aftermixing it well together, give the Child aspoonful 6 different times a day-Packet GlueCut 4 ounces oz of Isinglass into small pieces dissolve it in three quarters of a pintof water taking care it boils very slowly.Strain it off clear from the dregs by de--grees- pour in it a tea cupfull of Spritsof Wine stirring it all the while. boilit again till it comes to the consistencyof melted glue, being careful not to let
Contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe.Continued on Folio 2. Page 76. Verso
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Folio 2. Page 78. VersoFolio 2. Page 78. VersoPaper document Medicine for Rheumatism and Fits
Type:Paper document
Subject: Medicine for Rheumatism and Fits
Description:RheumatismThree ounces of sarsaparilla sliced and bruise’d1 Quart of fine Spirits of wine let them standtogether in a wide mouthe’d bottle close stoppedt3 days by the fire then strain out the li--quor very hard, & add to it 2 ounce oz of gumguiasum digest again 3 days- then strain offas before & add one ounce & a half of balsam of peru digest again 3 days – thenpour the liquor into Phials cork, & seal them down- one teaspoonful put intoa glass of warm wine & water taken at night going to bed- a few nights is sureFitsOil of Rosemary}Oil of Amber} of each 2 pennyworthOil of Juniper}Oil of Anniseed 1dram’ mixe’d togetherTake 20 drops in a morning fasting &20 more at night & the same next day-after 5 or 6 days interval take 30 dropsMorning & 30 Evening then 40 dropsMorning and after a weeks respite 50drops Morning-
Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe.Final page and back cover of Folio 2.
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Folio 2. Page 36. VersoFolio 2. Page 36. VersoPaper document Medicine for Tooth ache and Cholick with a touch of poison.
Type:Paper document
Subject: Medicine for Tooth ache and Cholick with a touch of poison.
Description:tea-pot with half a pint of boilingwater, & disguised with a few dropsof milk & a little Sugar- a small teacup full may be given every tenminutes till it operates [.........][... .... may] ┌or you may ┐ give[n] 5 or 6 Grains of ipeca--cuanha in powder conceale'd in jelly &The feet shou'd be bathe'd in warmwater┌once┐ every 2 or 3 days- the Bodykept gently open- & if the Coughprove very obistent a little syrupof poppies may be sometimes takento allay it-R In Cholicky complaintsmuch good may be done by, bathingthe feet & legs in warm water- fomen-ting the Stomach & Bowels- makingthe Patient drink freely of dilutingmucilagenous Liquors, & giving anemollient Clyster every 2 hours-Tooth acheSuch things as promote the dischargeof saliva are useful- such as Gentian, or thero Calamus aromaticus, or pellitoryofSpain- or the root of the yellow water
Continued from Folio2. Page 35. Recto.Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe. Deleted text is shown as [ ]. Inserted text as ┌ ┐.
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Folio 2. Page 35. Recto Folio 2. Page 35. Recto Paper document Medicine for Worms and Chronic Rheumatism
Type:Paper document
Subject: Medicine for Worms and Chronic Rheumatism
Description:flower-de luce- rubbe’d upon thetooth or abcesse’d-it seldom fails-or a piece of sticking plaster thebigness of a Shilling with a bit of opium in the middle of it may belaid on the Temporal Artery where thepulsation is most visible-WormsFlowers of Brimstone taken in pretty large doses if efficacious-Chronic RheumatismWarm Plaster and pitch plastersare useful laid over the part-a teaspoon of the volatile tincture of Guiacum may be ta-ken in Wine whey at bed-time-& half a dram of the Gum, with adram of cream of Tartar may betaken twice a day- the warmplaster is made by melting 1 ounce Ozof Gumplaster with 2 Drams ofClistering plaster- it should bewarm some time & renewed once a week-
Continued from Folio 2 Page 36 Verso. Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe.
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Folio 2. Page 45. Recto Folio 2. Page 45. Recto Paper document
Recipe or Medicine for Decoction of Sarsaparilla and White Decoction.
alt text on image Sarsaparilla, Jamaica Root, (Smilax ornata)
Type:Paper document
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Recipe or Medicine for Decoction of Sarsaparilla and White Decoction.
alt text on image Sarsaparilla, Jamaica Root, (Smilax ornata)
Description:Decoction of SarsaparillaFresh Sarsaparilla root, slice'd & bruised, three ounces; shavings ofGuiacum Wood one ounce- Boilover a slow fire from in threeQuarts of Water to one, addingtowards the end, half an ounce ofSassafras Wood & Tthree drams ofLiquorice- Strain the decoction- it may be taken in the Rheumatism& cutanious disorders- it is prefer--able to the decoction of Woods& may be taken from a pint &a half to 2 Quarts in a day-White Decoctionof the purest Chalk in powder 2 Ouncez,Gum Arabic half an ounce; Water3 pints. Boil to one Quart & strainthe decoction. It is proper for childrenafflicted with sourness of the stomach,& for the Heartburn. 1 Ouncez of powderedchalk mixe'd with two pints of water will supply the place of the decoction & the chalkjulep.
Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe.
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Folio 1, Page 12a, RectoFolio 1, Page 12a, RectoHandwritten page of a paper documentA price list and financial calculations in Landscape page format
Type:Handwritten page of a paper document
Subject:A price list and financial calculations in Landscape page format
Description:[Centre header pencil] 23 Veal[?] £1    –   5 Yeast                –    9 Milk             1   –    10  ½ [Right pencil list]                                 £     s     d Lozenges    1     "     - Milk            1    –    11 ½

Sage[?]       -     "     4

Honey         -     "     5 Bread          -     "     4Post            1     “     2Apples         -     "     3 Blacks          -    “      6      “                              8[Portrait view]12/  130     10   5   6         10           12 /    "  18" 10"  [Landscape view{..}/  13  {10}                  1                     51           105    "  12  " 3           104    " -13  " 6 ½             "[?]  "  18  "  6 ½[Right side list]105 "    12  " 3104 "    11  " 7 1     "     1  " 1½                 "  8             19  "  6              3  " 2 2     "    12
The lists are in pencil and the money in ink. The ink overlays the pencil list in part giving some chronology to the compilation of the entries.
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Folio 1, Page 12, VersoFolio 1, Page 12, VersoBlank page of a paper documentBlank page
Type:Blank page of a paper document
Subject:Blank page
Description:Blank page with 2 papers attached F1P12aR  Financial calculationF1P12aV  RecipeF1P12bR  Recipe
F1P15RFolio 1, Page 15, RectoPaper documentBlank Page
Type:Paper document
Subject:Blank Page
Description:Blank page with a metal pin at the bottom
Folio 1, Page 18. VersoFolio 1, Page 18. VersoBlank page of a paper document with a pinned page at the bottomBlank Page
Type:Blank page of a paper document with a pinned page at the bottom
Subject:Blank Page
Description:Blank page with pinned paper