[ A Good Plaister ] 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 plaster applied with leather strips.
A Good Plaister
2 Onces Bees Wax 3 dit
Diachylon sliced into a quarter
of a pint of sweet Oil with 2
Spoonfuls of Honey melt over
a slow fire. Stir it with a stick
Till Cold- spread upon thin
Leather. If it draws too much
leave out the Honey which
you had better not put in
until you try the other ingredients