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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 29 verso || folio 30 recto
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on a fresh playster till the first will stick no Longer it has bin aproued by me for all strains sprains cold wind or sore brests 68 The Red water for old ulcers or foull wounds that Cous in Courthop Honour was drest with take four ounces of white Coperis pound it small in a mortar take one ounce of camphire and pound that fine with a paper ouer the morter that the spirit dos not fly away then take a brown earthen pot, and put the camphire in ?? to the pot first and the coperis upon it ty to or three papers on the top of the pot uery close and set the pot in warme embers all night the next morning take it out an put to itt four ounces of fine Bolealmonick and beat them altogether into a fine powder when you make the water you must take a quart of spring water and set it on the fire and when it boyls take it of the fire and put into it one Larg heaped spoonfull of the powder stir it together and put 30 it into your botell when you use it shake the botell well and pour out som [to] and warme it as hot as you can and wash the wound with it as hot as the party can sufer it and Lay a double ragg diped in the water on the wound 69 Cous in Courthop the Right Gaskings Powder Take white amber Corrall Pearll the eyes of Crabs hartshorn of each an ounce, of bezar stone a dram, as much of the tops of the claws of crabs as the waight of all the rest, powder them seueraly and sharch them finely, mix them all together with Jely of harts horne, and a Litell spoonfull of spiritts of wine, with a Litell saforn wated and squeesd into it, make it into Litell balles and dry them in [l] a glas with a temperate fire
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