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Unknown [Recipe for medicine]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08375 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: no date Pagination: 1 p. ; 10.5 x 18.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Recipe for medicine states bark and snake root should stand in a pint of brandy in a warm place. Should take a tablespoon a half hour before each meal. Also states that the opium and another illegible ingredient should be put in a jill of spirits. 40-50 drops of this medicine should be taken 3 times a day and the cold air should be avoided for a half hour after taking.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Health and MedicalAlcoholDrugs

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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