SMALL POCKET BOOKLET COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING RECIPES FOR DYES AND MEDICINES, AND DIARY ENTRIES. Recipes.
SMALL POCKET BOOKLET COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING RECIPES FOR DYES AND MEDICINES, AND DIARY ENTRIES.
SMALL POCKET BOOKLET COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING RECIPES FOR DYES AND MEDICINES, AND DIARY ENTRIES.
SMALL POCKET BOOKLET COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING RECIPES FOR DYES AND MEDICINES, AND DIARY ENTRIES.
SMALL POCKET BOOKLET COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING RECIPES FOR DYES AND MEDICINES, AND DIARY ENTRIES.

SMALL POCKET BOOKLET COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING RECIPES FOR DYES AND MEDICINES, AND DIARY ENTRIES.

[n.p. 1878]. 3" x 4-3/4". [32]pp. Bound in leather covered paper wraps [piece of leather torn from front wrap], blue lined pages. Completed in ink and pencil manuscript. 16pp are filled with recipes for dyes and medicinal treatments, 9pp [written beginning at the other wrapper] contain short diary entries [March 1 - April 13, 1878], a handful of pages blank or with numerical figures or scribbles. Two early small newspaper recipes glued in. Scattered foxing and spotting, light wear. Good+.

Recipes include blue, yellow, green, and black dyes; liniment made with ale and one with vinegar; cough medicinal; Cholera medicine; hard soap; Granny Trips sarsaparilla, troches; paste for having had stepped on a dirty nail; poison treatment; and what to feed young turkeys [custard, scalded egg bread, buttermilk, etc.].
Diary entries are brief: Papa and Eddie tapping maple trees, Ned has run away, Mr. Corning is here, went to East Chatham to go to church; got the building insured, Rachel got some kittens; Mama and Papa visited Mr. Primton's, went to Mr. Ford's funeral. Item #35718

Price: $150.00

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