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Item

Title

[text loss; top of page N125 stained and torn; may be continued]

Date

en 1694/1795

Description

Appears to be a recipe for a poultice or plaster, using beeswax, pitch, mace (pepper), and turpentine, spread on a sheepskin and worn on the stomach.

Transcript

Take burgendy pitch [rosen] Bees wax of Each [2] [text loss]
ounce mellt ym to ge ather yn take one ounece & hal[f]
of Corce Turpintine, one ounce of ye oyll of Mace
Side of Sheeps [Scin] yn when it is warm grate a
Nutmeg or 2 on it lay it on to ye mouth of ye
Stomach Spring & [f]all wear it till it Come of of its [sc][illegible]

Contributor

Ochsner, Elizabeth
Le, Vincent

Source

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

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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