[ [Latin] UntitledRecipe/To Treat Venereal Warts ] William Paine
Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.
Source: William Paine Papers
Institution: University Of New Brunswick | Source Origin: Loyalist Collection | Reference: MIC-Loyalist FC LFR.P3W5P3
A prescription for an unknown ailment followed by an application to treat venereal warts.
William Paine, Dr. Adair, Schwediauer
Rx Crem. Tart. Calomel uniusque grana
quinque. Tart. Emet. granum unum.
This is a full Dose; to the weak & younger
Patients half the quantity is given.
It creates nausea generally, often vomits,
and commonly purges and sweats.
Rx. Sp. Vini rectificat. aceti vini ana sescun-
-ciam. Mercur. Corros. Sub. Aluminis.
Camphora. Cerussae. Ana semidrachmam.
For Venereal Warts, and other Excrescences
To be applied once or twice a Day with a
Recipe: Five grains of both cream of tartar and calomel, one grain of tartar emetic.
Recipe: Rectified spirit of wine [and] vinegar at the weight of half an ounce. Corrosive sublimate of mercury, alum, camphor, [and] white lead at the weight of half an ounce.
Translation and transcription by Winston Black