[ For a Cough  ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.
Source: Manuscript Notebook of Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: MacDonald Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 No. 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,618
A recipe for a cough remedy given to one Capt. Hughes.
For a Cough.
1 Oz Elixir Paregoric
½ Oz spirits of sweet Nitre
½ Oz Balsam of Tolu
Mix them & take a teaspoonful
in a glass of cold water 2 or 3 times
a day & when the Cough is bad
& going to Bed
Given to Capt Hughes