Manuscript formulae and receipts book


Creator: Creator unknown
Date(s): 1861-1877
Call Number: MSS 0097, Item 0109
Language: Materials in English and Latin.
Abstract: This nineteenth-century American manuscript contains approximately eighty-five pages of medicinal formulae and household receipts along with notes and sketches of plants and their medicinal properties. The volume dates from approximately 1861 to 1877 and may have been created by a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident with a medical or scientific background.
Physical Description: 1 volume (160 pages) 21 cm
Source: Source unknown, accessioned December 1996.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Lynda Gillow, June 2007. E. Evan Echols, July 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard