LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection
Digital Image File Name:
Source Call Number:
A boocke of very good medicines for seueral deseases, wounds, and sores both new and olde [manuscript].
Packer, Katherine, fl. 1639.
Source Created or Published:
Digital Image Type:
Hamnet Catalog Link:
86 of holyhoke leaues as much Uiolet leaues boile th es in running water tell they be very tender then then draw them from the water & put your hearbs in a faire pew = ter dish & set them ouer a chafingdish of coles put to it a good quan tity A sheeps suett finly minced & w he n they boile stir & labour them very well together with the backe of the ladle tell the suet be well wrought into the hearbs & become like a salue then take of it & lay on an woollen clother the compas of the breast lay it on as hot as you can suffer it & spread it good & thicke it must be dresst once in 24 houres at least th es hath bin oft aproued.
Transcriptions made by Shakespeare's World volunteers (shakespearesworld.org), participants in EMROC classes and transcribathons (emroc.hypotheses.org), participants in Folger paleography classes and transcribathons, and Folger docents.