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[England, 1780-1850] Begins with an 18th-century, undated section of medical recipes, primarily for horses and other animals, but with some remedies for worms in children, ague, heart burn, rheumatism, etc. (p. 1-26), with a listing of the contents of this section on f. i recto. Remainder of the volume comprises culinary recipes for meats, cheeses, puddings, preserves, pickles; mead, wine, shrubs, and other beverages, with a few medical recipes interspersed (p. 40-165). The last section of the volume beginning on p. 107 includes some dates, 1803-1836, and attributions for most of the recipes included; the most frequently occurring names are Mrs. J. Arden Clegg or Isabella Clegg and Miss Barber. One attribution includes a place name, "Mrs. Christopherson, Sutterton, 1803." Other surnames include Barton, Carhill, Carrington, Collin, Forbes, Hamilton, Harrison, Horsley, Howe, Hughes, Parkinson, Urquhart, and Ware; plus the full names Gentle Brown and Charlotte Jones. A few recipes are attributed to "Enquire Within."

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for a large Ham [?] Suckling

1/2 lb of Bay Salt 1/2 lb of common Salt 1/4 lb of Salt Petre 1 [1/2?] of Treacle 1 oz of Pepper

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Green Ointment Honey, Rosin & Bees Wax each 1 oz: Hog's Lard and Turpentine each 1/2 pound, Boil all together, then add 1/4 oz: Verdigrease.

A Water to wash an Old Ulcer or Green Wound Put a Gallon of Water on 6 pound of Quick Lime, Stirr it often & let it Stand 48 Hours, Decant it & add 1/2 oz: of Arsenick in Powder.

A Gangreen Water

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2. For a Pig or other Beast bit by a Mad Dog In 3 Quarts of Alo, put 4 oz: pewter rasped or powdered 4 oz: Garlick Strained and Cut Small, a good handfull of Raw bruised, 4 oz: [Genice?] Treacle boil it in this Alo an hour Strain it and give half a Pint to each Creature and it will Stop this infection in 3 Mornings giving Take no Notis of this wound. Put this Treacle in after it has boiled some time

For a Horse Bowel- gaul'd or Backchased Make an ointment of [Hullez?] Earth in Water and Anoint the places being first washed Clean with Warm Water.

For Swelling or Green Wounds 1. Handfull [Aed?] Sage, D: wormwood, D: Bays, beat them with Mutton fat in a mortar, boil and Strain them, then put 1 oz: Oil Olive, D: Oil Spike boil ^em gently a little and Cool it

To take out Fire [Orpin?] Stampt and boild with Mutton Suet and Strained, if hard Add Sallad Oil.

For a Dangerous Bruise or Ulcer 2 Oz: Hogs Lard, D: Mutton Suet, 1 oz: Honey, 1 oz: Bees Wax 1 oz: Rosin, 1/4 p. [symbol?] Sallad Oil, 1 oz: Turpentine[bonus?], 1 oz: Oil Spike boll all gently a little and stain it green with [verdigrese?]

Ms. Codex 813

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To cure a Splint in a Horse Clip off the Hair and Anoint it with Oil of Rigorum?

To Take the Hair off, in any part of a Horse. Dissolve in Water 8 oz: of unslacked Lime, boil it till 1/4 be Consumed, then Add 1 oz: of Orpiment and lay a plaister thereof to any part of a Horse and in four hours it will bring of His Hair.

To Dry, Heal and Skin a Sore of a Horse Take the Powder of Honey and Lime

To Prevent Flies from Stinging A Horse Rub him all over with a [whisp?] of Rue.

To make a Horses Balls Take 2 oz: Fennigreek Seed, 2 oz: Anniseed, 2 oz: Cumin Seed, 2 oz: Flower Brimstone, 2 oz: Liquorish 2 oz: Alicompane, 2 oz: Brown Sugar Candy 2 oz Oil of Anniseed 1oz: Syrup of Colts Foot mix them with 1/2 pound Treacle 1/2 p. 2 Honey 1/2 Pint of [?] Oyl and 1/2 pint white wine and make them into a past with fine flour.

a Drink for a Mare to make her hold Horse Take a Large handfull of Wormwood and boil it in a quart of ale and give it to the Mare and 2 Hours before she is [Hosed?] and it will help much to hold the before Tickle Note. Blood her as soon as she's [?]

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A Drink for the Strangles Take 1 quart [Me?], 1/2 p. [?] Treacle, Do Honey, 2 Ounces Sugar Candy, Do Liquorish Powder, Do Flower Brimston 1 oz: powder of Aloes, Fast all Night, give it in the Morning giving it a short Boil — Give it all but 2 Spoonfuls and pour them down his [Throat] Nose It will make him Sneeze and burst the Swelling heat the Sugar Candy — Don't put in the Brimston and Liquorice 'till you just Give it him.

To Kill Rats Take 1 oz: Cantharides, 1 oz Antimony, both finely — Powdered mix them with 1/2 p.[?] Currants and 1 pint Oatmeal put it in Small Quantitys where you please setting water by it.

An Excellent powder for the Eyes Dry and powder Eyebright (the Herb) and Fennill Seed fine to every ounce of it add a Dram or 2 of Mace and Cinnamon powdered with half the quantity of fine Sugar take every morning half a Spoonfull or more in a Glass of Ale of white wine or in Broth Fasting or after a light Supper 3 or 4 times a week.

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