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A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript].
Packer, Katherine, fl. 1639.
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76 toes as much as the rest doe waigh, finely beaten & serch ed with a fine serch, make all up together in balls with the gelly of [ha?] hartshorne ^ 255 To make gacoine powder . P Take of prepared pearle, red currall, white amber crabs eyes, hartshorne, tips of crabs toes, of each a quar ter of an ounce, let these things be soundly pounded & sifted, then make them up in balls, with gelly of harts horne & some saffron infused into the Ielly, & put in :12: graines of Bezor stone & soe set the balls in a stoue to drye the crabs eye are to be gotten about midsu m m er. ^ 256 for a cough P Take a pint of aquavitæ & warme it at the fire then burne it as much as you please & then put to it a pound of pouther suger & slice in a good deale of Liquorish soe boile it to a sirrope & keepe it with the li =
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