Folio 2. Page 77. Recto

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Folio 2. Page 77. Recto

Subject

Medicine for Deafness, Whooping Cough, and a recipe for glue.

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For Deafness
Fill an ounce Phial with Bay Salt
and spring water, equal quantities, when
dissolved drop 4 into a teaspoon, convey
these 4 drops into the Ear going to
bed lying on the contrary side; repeat
it 4 Nights-

To make hair water
30 handfulls of Rosemary and 12 handulls
of Twists of Vines & a quart of Honey- distill
it off in a cold Still-

For a Whooping Cough
Make 2 ounces oz of Honey, 2 of treacle, a few
Carraway seeds, & as much flour of brim
-stone as will lay on a shilling & after
mixing it well together, give the Child a
spoonful 6 different times a day-

Packet Glue
Cut 4 ounces oz of Isinglass into small pieces
dissolve it in three quarters of a pint
of water taking care it boils very slowly.
Strain it off clear from the dregs by de-
-grees- pour in it a tea cupfull of Sprits
of Wine stirring it all the while. boil
it again till it comes to the consistency
of melted glue, being careful not to let
Contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe.

Continued on Folio 2. Page 76. Verso

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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For Deafness
Fill an ounce Phial with Bay Salt and spring water, equal quantities, when dissolved drop 4 into a teaspoon, convey these 4 drops into the Ear going to bed lying on the contrary side; repeat it 4 Nights-

To make hair water
30 handfulls of Rosemary and 12 handulls of Twists of Vines & a Qt of Honey- distill it off in a cold Still

For a Whooping Cough
Make 2 oz of Honey, 2 of treacle, a few Carraway seeds, & as much flour of brimstone as will lay on a shilling & after mixing it well together, give the Child spoonful 6 different times a day-

Packet Glue
Cut 4 oz of Isinglass into small pieces, dissolve it in three quarters of a pint of water taking care it boils very slowly. Strain it off clear from the dregs by degrees- pour in it a tea cupfull of Sprits of Wine stirring it all the while. boil it again till it comes to the consistency of melted glue, being careful not to let

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Charlotte Starkie, “Folio 2. Page 77. Recto ,” The Huntroyd Receipts, accessed October 22, 2020, https://huntroyd.co.uk/items/show/127.

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