A cookery book with index, containing recipes for preserves, cakes, wines, and household remedies [manuscript], 1694

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Inscription on front pastedown, ""Liber Dorothea Rousby 1694."



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19 To Still Pippin Water Take Pipings att midsummer and Pare them Slice them into your Still and fill it as full as it will Hold Strow in Pound of Sugar and Still it with A Temporate fire Sweeten it with Sugar candy it is very Excellent for could's for children or when they are distempered

For A Hectick Feaver Take A Gallon of new milk and Putt to it A good Handfull of All cordeall floures halfe A Pound of Ivory A Cock Chicking puld Hott and Embowelled break it to pieces and Putt it to ye milk with A Sprig of Mace 10 Cloves A quarter of A Pound of Dates halfe A Pound of Pruin's with halfe A 100 of garden Snales purged, putt ym into A common Still and Still ym this is very good for A hectick Feaver Take of this water sweetened with Sirrup of violett's or Gilleflowers, A quarter of A Pint Every morning and afternoone att 4 of the Clock the like quantety neather Eating nor drinking for A good while After itt

To Make Neesing Powder Take Storax White Hellebore Jemeka Pepper and Nuttmegg of Each A Like quantety Beat them altogether very Finely and Sears them Ita Fiat

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18 The Rickett Drink Take 2 [dram?] of ye 5 opening Roots wch are Fennell Succory Smallage Twitchgrass Parsley and if you can gett them Bucher's Broome and Sparagus Scrape ym and take out ye Pith and if the Party be Hott take 2 [dram?] of French Barly well boyled first in Two waters untill ye Barley comes to be Soft and Tender yn Putt these together in A Pipkin of 3 Quarts and lett it Boyle till one Part be waisted away, yn add to itt An ounce of maiden's Haire an [dram?] of Licquoris 1/2 [dram?] of Sweet Fennell Seeds Raisons currans and Figgs of Each 3 [dram?] to All these ad Scabious Egrimony Colts foot Tamris charvil Sage of Jerusalem; and Liverwort of All together a Little Handfull Harts Tongue 6 Leaves 6 Tops of Bome 6 Tops of Spearmint and in ye Spring A Little Brookelime And A Few watercreses and when it is well boyled bottle it up and lett ye child drink of itt

A Bath for The Ricketts In warmer weather you may bath ye child in River water Putting into ye water Severall Baggs of wheat meale, and lett it Stand in ye water till they be warme over ye fire yn it will louke white like milk Putt ye Child into the water for ye space of A Quarter of An Houre if ye child be 5 years old if younger A less Space of time let ye child be well Switcht and Rubd All over when ye child comes out of ye Bath give it Some mace Ale and Putt it to bed this must be done About 10 of ye clock yt the child may have its Dinner If the Limbs be weak take a Red Oxe Gall and cutt it in Small Peeces into A Pint of Muskadine and Put yn in A Pipkin with Two Handfulls of Wormwood of ye field Shred Small and Putt in lett ym infuse all night; next morning lett it boyle till be waisted away yn Straine it out and keep it close in A Jug, take of this and Anoint ye child from ye neck all downe ye backbone and ye Wrests joynts and Armes and the Belly for wormes Keep thin close About ye joynts

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