[ Blumer's pills ] Thomas Wright
Date: The notebook is dated by the archive, 1769-1773. | 1769/01/01 to 1773/12/31
Source: Diary of Thomas Wright
Institution: Prince Edward Island Public Archives | Source Origin: Thomas Wright Fonds | Sublocation: Diary of Thomas Wright | Reference: CA PCA Accession 3241
A recipe for pills. All uses of this image other than research or private study require written permission from the Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island.
Take Golden Sulpher of Antimony and of Calomel unpre-
-pared of eacher two Drams, the Calomel being reduced into a
coarse powder is to be levigated adding now & then a little
of the Sulpher of Antimony, grind them well together into a
very fine powder. Then take of the aforegoing powder
half an Ounce, of Gum Guaiac, 8 Drams of Resin of
Guaica one Dram, of balsam Capyvi as much as will
make them into pills; of every Dram make 12 pills.