Folio 2. Page 67. Recto

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Title

Folio 2. Page 67. Recto

Subject

Medicine, and cordial, for treatment of burns etc. Included is another another lead poison.

Description

Cordial
Water 1 pint- Brandy 1 Spoonful-
Lavender drops 2 Tea  Ditto;  D:J

No 64
Nutritum & the gold of an egg -
Nutritum is made thus- rub well
together 2 Drams of white lead,
half an ounce Vinegar & 3o
three of Common oil,.
for a Burn',- or an egg beat up
with a little sweet oil-


No 65
4 oz white wax. 2 spoonfuls oil
if the burn is violent and deep the orifice
to be covere’d with No 64 spread
over it & No. 65 laid over it - {..}

24
one ounce of cream of Tarter divided into
eight equal parts- a cooling opener

Creator

Charlotte Starkie

Publisher

Gillespie Family

Date

1782 to 1808

Rights

Site licence

Format

Handwritten text on a page of a paper document

Language

English

Type

Paper Document

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Text

Cordial
Water 1 pt- Brandy 1 Spoonful- Lavender drops 2 tea ditto  D:J


No 65
4 oz white wax. 2 spoonfuls oil if the burn is violent and deep the orifice to be cover’d with No 64 spread over it & No. 65 laid over it -

24
one ounce of cream of Tarter divided into eight equal parts- a cooling opener


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No 64
Nutritum & the gold of an egg - Nutritum is made thus- rub well together 2 drams of white lead half an ounce Vinegar & three of Common oil ,.
for a Burn',- or an egg beat up with a little sweet oil-
No 64 is from (Page 202, A Table of Medicines. Wesley. J.) 65 is from the same source.

White lead is the basic lead carbonate.White lead occurs naturally as a mineral. It was formerly used as an ingredient for lead paint and a cosmetic called Venetian ceruse.
Needless to say White lead is associated with lead poisoning and its use is banned.

White wax is beeswax.

Original Format

Paper document

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Citation

Charlotte Starkie, “Folio 2. Page 67. Recto ,” The Huntroyd Receipts, accessed August 8, 2020, https://huntroyd.co.uk/items/show/115.

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