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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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77 in it, take a spoonfull in the morning & as much at night./ - ^ 257 for to void wormes in children P ?: Take as much of the childs owne haire as will lie on a 6 pence w he n it is cut very smale & seethe it in a little new milke then sweeten it with fine su = gar & giue it the child fast ing for 3 mornings togeth = er at any time, you may giue it in milke with out boiling it in it. ^ 258 another )+ Take crude hartshorne & Note: the shorthand could read Dr Tate /^/o strew it on the childs P meate but not aboue as much as will be on a shilling in 24 houres. ^ 259 another ?: Take wooll & dip it in the gall of a Bull it will make the wormes come out of the belly./ - Note: The following is in Packer's shorthand: 260 water mounseiurs in regular script: mouns: wat take on pound of loafe suger finely beaten put to it a quart of runing water stir th em well together an then poure th em through
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