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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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78 Note: this leaf is in Packer's shorthand unless otherwise noted a cotton bag 3 or 4 times then put to it a pint of rose water as much sina mond water a quarter of a pint of cloue water as much of rose solas water an the like of strong an gellico water a quart of aquauite let al th es be well run thro the bag with the other waters. then take halfe an ounce of muska dines, an cut th em in peeces an put some into every glass that you meane to put the water in, so fill your glasses an stop th em up an use th em as you haue occasion. Note: in regular script: moun salue 261 moon: salue take a pint of the best oyle oliue new wax: lit erage of gold literage of silver cerues deuenise, turpentine of euery one of th es 2 oun ces. cut the wax in peeces an let that an the oyle boile together a little while in a clean skillet t he n mix the powder of gold an silver well
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