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Receipt book of Penelope Jephson [manuscript].
Part II. When reading Part II, Part I is inverted and reversed.
Patrick, Penelope, 1646-1725.
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folio 5 verso || folio 6 recto
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you must set it in an ouen after the bread is drawne & put in a peece of butter without salt to Keepe it moist When you use it you must take noe more then you need at a time & warm it not soe hot soe that the party may well endure it it must be Layd one euery place where the euell is broke deress the sore, twise in a day you must anoynt the sore with some of that oyle that Runs from the Compossition as farr as it is hard you must Lay it one the Cloth nether to thick nor to thinn you must allways keepe the same Cloth next to it but the others you may shift when you pleas there must be no salt in the butter you use nor must it be washed but well beaten out of the Churne there Compossition if well Kept & that is the oyle that is spake ofe whilst you use this use the diet drink Another Take 3 ounces of guntion sliced 9 ounces of the barke of each Infuse them 29 houres & a halfe in 16 gallons & halfe of Cleane Runing watter on hot ashes in a pipkynn 6 Close Couered the n boyle it ouer a gentell fyer without smoake till the 3 d part be Consumed then add Epythininen of pelypodism of the Sake of Each 12 ounces of ffinniton er y fflowers & borrage flowers of each a littell handfull Rosemary flowers succory Roots Prim Rose Cowslips Camomell violet fflowers of Each a Littell handfull Anniseeds sweete ffennell seeds of Each halfe an ounce boyle all these things till ther remaines but 16 pints of y ou r Liquer then straine it Cleane & Let if Infuse as aforsaid 12 houres in hot Ashes with 13 ounces seana: beaten then after once boyling strayne it & Clarifie with the whight of an Egg then put in a littell suggar according to your pallet & Let the party take 20 or 30 ounces in the morning fasting Continuing it 18 days add or dimminish as you find it work 2 or 3 times a day is sufficient This is the most Approued Medesine for this disease in the word & it neuer fayles to Cure if it be taken before the Euell be gotten into the bowell though otherwise it may haue
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