For Powl Evel

[ For Powl Evel ] William Chapman

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
William Chapman

Date: Directly before several pages of veterinary remedies are accounts paid by William Chapman in 1765; after are accounts from 1771. This remedy may be from that time period. | 1765/01/01 to 1771/12/31

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Veterinary Medicine

Ingredients
oil of rignum
spirits of nitre

Places
Yorkshire
England

Source: William Chapman Pocket and Account Book
Institution: Mount Allison University Archives | Source Origin: Webster Manuscript Collection Fort Beausejour National Historic Park | Sublocation: Pocket and Account Book Used Originally by William Chapman | Reference: Accession 7001

Description

One of several veterinary remedies in this section of the manuscript (page 5). Image courtesy of Mount Allison University Archives and Fort Beausejour National Historic Park.


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Transcription

for powl evel take
[Area furtos] 3 peneworth
oyl of Rignum 12d
Spirits of Nitre 12d

Annotations
powl evel
Poll evil is a "condition occurring in horses, characterized by an inflamed or ulcerous sore on the head" (OED).