Mr Gregorys resept of an Ague

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Mr Gregorys resept of an Ague

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Mr Gregorys resept of an Ague

Take Bay leves dry yn in an oven or before y fire & beat yn & leaves yn throw a time five keep yn in a glass freyed Close down

A child of 4 or 5 yrs old may take as much as may ly heaped on a fivepence a child of ten or twelve as much as will fy on a shilling a grown person as much as will fy on a halt Crown miss ye pounder in a spoon with either a litle ale or urne or simple watter & drink a glas of either wine or ale after it & take in a Gerut an hour in a little more before ye fith it is better to succeed in ye quantity yn a bate it is so harm les a thing it is very efect u all for ye Colick or pain in ye ftermath it must be continued longer it ye Agve then & times - if it be a very ft ubern agve it is very proper to take a vomit before you take ye powder and it may make it more efectuall

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Cheston, Jarissa
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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