Folio 2. Page 63. Recto

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Title

Folio 2. Page 63. Recto

Subject

Medicine for Putrid Fever and Sore throats with cures for posoning.

Description

to be poure’d down- or vomiting
excited with oil or Tartar emetic-
or Radish seed pounde’d to the  ┌34┐
quantity of a coffee spoonful-
swallowed in warm water-
If the poison is of a Narcotic
quality- such as Hemlock, Night-
shade, Mushrooms, after the
vomit should be taken with plenty of
water sweetene’d with Honey, sugar,
& a great quantity of vinegar- &
glisters administere’d-

Pounded parsley a remedy for the sting
of Wasps & c, or a poultice

Sore throat- sage tea, Honey
vinegar, red wine  Ly B

No 10
1 oz Spirit of sulphur- 6 oz Barley
water rather thicker than usual
1 spoon ful every 2 hours: Putrid
fever
Contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe.

Creator

Charlotte Starkie

Publisher

Gillespie Family

Date

1782 to 1808

Contributor

Ly  B may be Lady B

Rights

Site licence

Relation

Continuation of Folio 2. Page 64 . Verso

Format

Handwritten text on a page of a paper document

Language

English

Type

Paper Document

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to be poure’d down- or vomiting excited with oil or Tartar emetic-or Radish seed pound’d to the quantity of a coffee spoonful- swallowed in warm water-
If the poison is of a Narcotic quality- such as Hemlock, Nightshade, Mushrooms, after the vomit should be taken with plenty of water sweeten’d with Honey, sugar, & a great quantity of vinegar- & glisters administer’d-

Pounded parsley a remedy for the sting of Wasps & c, or a poultice

Sore throat- sage tea, Honey vinegar, red wine Sy B

No 10
1 oz Spirit of sulphur- 6 oz Barley water rather thicker than usual
1 spoon ful every 2 hours: Putrid fever

Glister is on old word for an enema administered using a clyster syringe that is, a syringe with a rectal nozzle and a plunger rather than a bulb.

Putrid fever is typhus or Epidemic typhus, so named because the disease often causes epidemics following wars and natural disasters.

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Paper document

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Citation

Charlotte Starkie, “Folio 2. Page 63. Recto ,” The Huntroyd Receipts, accessed August 8, 2020, https://huntroyd.co.uk/items/show/111.

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