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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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82 Take halfe a p oun d of sheeps suet halfe a p oun d of rosen in pouder melt & boile th es together scum them cleane & w he n they haue boiled a little while put the rto two peniworth of tupintine stir them well together & poure it into a clean earthen pan or pot remember that the suet be first shread very smale & fryed before you put it to the other things. line divider Note: the following is in Packer's shorthand: an aproued good eye water Note: in regular hand: Eye water take on pottle of may wead gathered from barly before son rising after a hot dry day an put to it A pottle of dewe A quarter of an ounce of very white coperis as much white salt the salt being first rosted in embers in a wet cloth an then both salt an cop? beaten to powder put put
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