[ [Latin] Collyria ] William Paine
Date: This recipe is from a notebook dated 1782. | 1782/01/01 to 1782/12/31
William Paine Papers
Institution: University Of New Brunswick | Source Origin: Loyalist Collection | Reference: MIC-Loyalist FC LFR.P3W5P3
These recipes are on page 5 in what is catalogued as a medical tract, a pharmacopoeia in Latin, dated 1782. Reel 1. Image courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.
Rx: Lac Saturni. Gr. xij: solve in
Aq. Fontane ℥viij: adde pro re nata
Tinct: Thebaic ʒi. vel Sp’us. Vin:
Collyrium e Vitriolo.
Rx Aq. Fontan: ℥xij: Vitriol: Alb: Gr. xij.
Confect. Cardiaca. P.L.
Recipe: 12 grains of Milk of Saturn, 1Lead spirits dissolve in 8 ounces of spring water. Add as needed 1 dram of Thebaic Tincture 2Egyptian Opium or 1½ drams Rectified Spirit of Wine.
Eyesalve of Vitriol
Recipe: 12 ounce of spring water, 12 grains of white vitriol. Mix.
Cordial Confection. Pharmacopoeia Londinensis.
Translation and transcription by Winston Black