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Soup MeagreTake 4 large Onions, 4 Cucumbers, cut rhem in slices, 4 lettucescut into Quarter, or less if you like it, 2 pints of pease, & a ¼ lb of Butter, put them all into a Stewpan & stew them over a slow fire un‘till they are tender- take…

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For ChilblainsTake of the best & sharpest white Wine vinegar& Spirits of Wine of each half a PintAlum half an Ounce in Powder.Mix them together. Wash the parts affected twice or three times a Day

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A Cure for the PilesThe Root of the white Lilly roasted till it is soft - pounded & mixe’d with an equal quantity of Hog Lard - Miss BarkerA cooling openerAn ounce and a half of lemna- withthe juice- of half a lemonFor the Gout or RheumatismPure,…

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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…

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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…

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it burn- then pour it into ┌deep┐china plates or saucers, in 5 or 6 days it will be fit for use- ‘Tis a strong cement- nothingbut wet can affect it- & will join or--namental China, Wood, Ivory & c Justwet the Edge of the glue in hot water…

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For a Cough, hoarseness, or Consumption 4 ouncez Conserve of Roses4 ditto White sugar Candy powdere’d4 ditto Jar Raisins stone’d and shred fine4 hard apples pare’d & grated40 drops Spirit of sulphur40 drops Spirit of vitriolBeat all together in a…

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thin as you can and boil it in the oilover a slow fire till melted- thereafterletting it stand to cool- put in theHoney keeping it stirring over the fire for 10 Minutes then put in the Gum, sliced as the wax/ after letting itstand to cool & keep…

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Gum pills, Take three, twice a day in2 spoonfuls of the Liquor, & 2 spoon-fuls after, this method use'd for 3months restored a Parson to all ap-pearance fit only for an Inhabitant of Bedlam -Tincture of RhubarbTake of Rhubarb ℥ ounce i 1/5 of the…

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GoulardAs many pounds of [Lithrag] Litharge of gold as 2 quarts of white wine vinigarput them together in a glaze'd earthenpipkin & let them boil, or rather simmerfor an hour, taking care to stir them,during the ebullition with a wooden spatula,…
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