Cookery and medicinal recipes of the Granville family, ca. 1640 – ca. 1750 V.a.430

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Below is a semi-diplomatic transcription of p. 59 in the Cookery and medicinal recipes of the Granville family originally made as part of the Practical Paleography Series, sponsored by EMMO. As this is a basic transcription, line rulings from the manuscript and larger size letters for the recipe titles are not shown.

An Approued medicine for the Hickockes

Take such a proporcion of warme milke from the cow
as the party is in case to take, for it may bee administred
to one very weake, giuing itt to them very often if need
soe require.

To make Paracelsus plaister

Take 6 ounces of sallad oyle, one ounce and halfe of
bee wax, 4 ounces and halfe of lithridge of gold, one ounce
of Amoniacum, and one ounce of Bdelium; Galbanum,
opopanax, and oyle of baies of each of these 2 drams; two
drams of tapis calliminaris; two drams of Aristolochia;
both long and round, two drams of mirrhe, and two drams
of frankincense, and one ounce of Venice Turpentine, the
powders to bee beaten seuerally, first powder the lithridge
of gold, and searce it very fine then boile itt with the
wax and oyle till itt will not stick to your finger
being cold, Then before it be cold putt to your
gummes, but first dissolue them together in white
wine vinegre, and straine them into itt, lastly
ad to itt the powder, the oyle of Baies and the
Turpentine soe make itt vp into Rolls. &c