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Mensura Medicorum
Hath This Noatp
1 Grana gr:
2 Scrupulj ℈:
3 Drachma ʒ
4 Uncia ℥
5 Quart qr:
6 Libra lb:
7 Semis β:
8 Manipuly M:
9 Pugillj P:
10 Ana Ana:

granne
a grain
quar
qua
quart
A grane is a Barly corne taken out of ye middle of ye Ear
A Scruple is Twenty Barly cornes
Three Scruples containes a Drachm
Eight - Drackms containes an ounce
Quart Signifies a quart of anything
Libra is a Pound weight
Semis is the halfe of anything or everyweight
Manipulj is an Great Handfull
Pugillus is a Small Handfull
Ana Signifies of each a like of every one
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Kimberley Connor

Tables like these are commonly used in recipe books of this period - this one is quite similar to Philip Barrough's The Method of Physick.