Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: Receipt book [manuscript].

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Source Title: 
Receipt book [manuscript].
Source Created or Published: 
compiled ca. 1600
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folio 24 verso || folio 25 recto
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FSL collection
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folio 25 recto 25 *ffor the Toothach commyng by cold Take a spoonfull of Red Sage and so much Rewe & a quarter of a spoonfull of baye salt & x cornes of pepper. Beat all theis together in dishe & make i or more balles therof so big as a Beane and put i of the balles into a fyne Lynen cloth and put it betwene your Teeth right vppon the aking tooth & bite it hard holding downe your head that the water maye fall out vntill you be at ease./ * ffor [the] a Colde Take a quarter of a pound of Currantes, an ownce of Anyseedes. and a Licoras sticke. Boyle them in a quart of fayer runnyng water vntill it com to a pynt. then streyne into a faier dish. And then boyle that Liccor againe with an ownce & half of Sugar Candy [vntill it] and when it is coald it wilbe a Syrop like Ielly: which put into a glasse & take iij spoonfulls therof mornyng & evenyng going to bed. / 42
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