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Medicinal, household and cookery receipts [manuscript].
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Part I. When reading Part I, Part II is inverted and reversed.
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17th-18th centuries
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page 70
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FSL collection
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70 Couslip wine or any other fflowers Take 3 gallons of watter to 6 pound of poudered sugar, Clarif the shugar first beat the whit of two Eggs and throw it into the sugar when it boyls vp, and scum it well then put all the watter and sugar together and boyle it well, take A peck of couslips picked, and brused throw them in when tis boyling, and 2 large lemons with the pill cutt in two peces, put it into a tub and when it is allmost Cold put a tost back= =ed hard with East into it, and work it as you do bear, streine it out Clear and put it vp in a barill till tis fine so bottle it of The Luentellus Balsam, Lady Doyly Take one pound of the best venice turp= =entine, which must be washt 3 seuerall times in Red rose watter for an houers time, them take yellow bees wax half A pound cut very small and melt it on A gentle fier when it is throly melted put [itt] in your turpentine and let them Incorporate together a pretty while then take them off the fier and lett them stand two days, then slice the wax and beshour
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