[ [Latin] Emulsio Oleora ] 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 12 in what is catalogued as a medical tract, a pharmacopoeia in Latin, dated 1782. Reel 1. Image courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.
Rx Salis valatilis [sic] ammoniaci ℈i: Sacchari
Albi ℥ss: Aq: Pure ℥v. Aque Alexeteriæ
Spirituosæ ℥i: olei amygdalini recens express:
Dosis cochlearia quatuor ter die__
Recipe: 1 scruple of volatile sal ammoniac, ½ ounce of white sugar, 5 ounces of pure water, 1 ounce of spirituous alexeterial water, 2 ounces of freshly pressed almond oil. Mix.
Dose: four teaspoons, three times per day.
Translation and transcription by Winston Black