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Digital Image File Name: 
121875
Source Call Number: 
V.a.388
Source Creator: 
Corlyon, Mrs., fl. 1660.
Source Title: 
A booke of such medicines as have been approved by the speciall practize of Mrs. Corlyon [manuscript].
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1606
Physical Description: 
page 60 || page 61
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Corlyon, Mrs., fl. 1660.
Title (Hamnet): 
A booke of such medicines as have been approved by the speciall practize of Mrs. Corlyon [manuscript], ca. 1606.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 v.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts - 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Medical formularies - 17th century - Manuscripts.
Notes (Hamnet): 
[8], 259, [205] p. Page 267 to end blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
There are two other known copies of this manuscript receipt book, at the Wellcome Library (MS 213) and Arundel Castle (Special Case 29).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Date based on the Wellcome copy, which is in the same hand and style as the Folger manuscript.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Recipes for a variety of ailments, arranged by subject (generally body part affected, illness, or treatment). Table of contents for p. 1-249 at beginning of volume: eyes (p. 1-11); head (p. 15-24); ears (p. 27-29); face (p. 33-35); teeth (p. 39-42); throat (p. 45-46); breast (p. 47-51); lungs (p. 55-64); spleen, stich, pleuresy (p. 65-72); liver (p. 73-74); stomach (p. 77-80); worms (p. 83); colic and stones (p. 85-93, 121-124); flux, purging, looseness (p. 93-100); jaundice (p. 101-104; 127); bleeding (p. 105); sweat(p. 107); plague and pestilence (p. 109-114); gout (p. 117-118); broths (p. 131-159); waters (p. 157-165); syrups, medicines (p. 169-183); salves, searcloths, surgery (p. 187-210); ointments (p. 211-228); and "generall medecines for [par]ticular effectes" (p. 239-249).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2009. To Sleep Perchance to Dream. DFo
Notes (Hamnet): 
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2011. Beyond Home Remedy. DFo
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Formerly Folger MS Add 334.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
V.a.388