Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: Medicinal, household and cookery receipts [manuscript].

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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 126
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FSL collection
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126 A Recept to make the Red Pouder that maketh captain greens Wound Water Take one ounce of Champhier thinly scraped as you can soe Put it into a Caleineing pot then Put in 4 ounces of white Capprass finely beaten and searched throw a Lawne serch put your Pot into a Chaffindish of small coales and soe calings it with a gentle fire couering the pot with a paper that noe stume com out these Ingredience at first will turne to water and afterwards hardine and Congeale to a stone feeling with your finger one the top of the pot and [it] [uery] finding it uery hard you shall know it is fully caleined and when tis cold break the pots and take out all that is in it scraping the cham shier which you will find one the paper stickink there Like white pouder into the Rest there Beat this consolidated matter uery fine and serch it as before then beat 4 ounces of bolearmeneck Lett this alsoe be serched then put these to the others incorporating them throwly together in a morter halfe an ounce of this pouder will make a quart of water if it be for sores a wine quart if for the eyes an ale quart
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