Recipe and Home Remedy book circa 1787-1808

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Recipe and Home Remedy book circa 1787-1808

MS 100


Collection Summary

Creator:
Collection Name: Recipe and Home Remedy book
Inclusive Dates: circa 1787-1808
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Handwritten entries for home medicinal cures, food and alcoholic beverage recipes, and household hints. Some have acknowledgements to a certain newspaper or person; occasionally the date obtained is added, ranging from 1787-1808. Among the treatments are some for the plague, dropsy, whooping cough, scarlet fever, scurvy, rheumatism, jaundice, and colic.
Collection Number:MS 100
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

Writer and place not given, but probably compiled in southern England, based on the newspaper citations for formulas and the addresses to buy bottled remedies.


Scope and Content Note

Handwritten entries for home medicinal cures, food and alcoholic beverage recipes, and household hints. Some have acknowledgements to a certain newspaper or person; occasionally the date obtained is added, ranging from 1787-1808. Among the treatments are some for the plague, dropsy, whooping cough, scarlet fever, scurvy, rheumatism, jaundice, and colic. Instructions are given for preparing medicinal items such as tincture of bark, decoction of sarsaparilla, mustard whey, and lead salve. Food recipes include eel, mince pie, tea cakes, and loin of mutton. Variations of wine and mead recipes are given. Household recipes are conveyed for purposes such as cleaning mahogany, making green paint for outdoors, and getting wine stains out of white or yellow regimental leather breeches.

Bound in leather with a metal clasp, and inscribed with the word "Receipts."


Restrictions

Restrictions

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Copyright

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Access Terms

Subject(s)
Formulas, recipes, etc. -- England -- History -- Sources.
Home economics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- History -- Sources.
Mead -- History -- Sources.
Medicine, Popular -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- History -- Sources.
Wine and wine making -- England -- History -- Sources.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Recipe and Home Remedy book (MS 100). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Processing History

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