April 16: 1774. A Famous salve for a sor Breast recommended by Lady Howe.

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April 16: 1774.
A Famous salve for a sor Breast recommended by Lady Howe.

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April 16 1774
A Famous salve for a sor Breast recommended by Lady Howe
Take one pound of [2 words illegible]; half a Pound of white [Rasin] and half a pint of salad oil: First cut the [2 words illegible] fine & [sit] it over the fire to [text loss] as much out of it as you can, then clear it off and [put] it into an earthen [Pipkin] and put in the oil & [Rasin white] must be beat [illegible] fine- Boil it 'till the [illegible] falls & it begins to smoke; then pour it into a clean cold [Pipkin] and when it is a little cooled beat it up 'till quite cold & white. Wen it is to be [illegible] melt some in an earthen [Pipkin] over the Fire & have ready a juice of fine old cloth [2 words illegible] of the whole Breast & dip into it [&] put it on as hot as it can be [borne] [Juice] a day let one [juice] be quite [rady] to put on before the other is taken off that the cold may not get to the sore
This recipt is [any] simple and has done many wonderful [cans] when [only] eminent medical advice has failed-

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Caylor, Karmen
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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George Mason University Libraries

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Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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