[ For Fumigating Infectious Rooms / Bowels Effected ] 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
Recommendations for using Dr. Carmichael Smyth's solution for fumigating rooms followed by a recipe for treating bowel disorders.
Doctor Carmicheal Smyths
Nitrous acid may be procur d
at every Druggists for Fumigating
Infectious Rooms & shd not be
½ an once Magnesia
½ ditto Rhubarb.
pound or grind the Ginger & mix
altogether. Take a tea s.po'on-ful in a
glass of Brandy & water. About a desert [spoonful]