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Recipes and medical preparations manuscript

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MS481
Content Description Recipes and Medical Preparations.English Manuscript, circa 1780.Tall and narrow account book, folio manuscript on laid paper, titled on front board, "Mrs. Gifford's Receipt Book," the book itself likely made and first used circa 1715, by an Ann Sayer; the majority of the entries date from the 1770s-'80s, in a variety of hands, some leaves removed, consisting of approximately fifty inscribed pages, and more than 100 left blank; cures for coughs, scurvy, consumption,...
Dates: ca. 1770s-1780s