A Guide to the Receipts for Horses, 1769 Receipts for Horses. MS 94.9

A Guide to the Receipts for Horses, 1769

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 94.9


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 94.9
Title
Receipts for Horses, 1769
Extent
1 v.
Language
English

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Receipts for Horses, Manuscript MS 94.9, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation


Scope and Content Information

A bound volume containing handwritten recipes and instructions for medical treatments for horses. It includes remedies for both illnesses and injuries and lists the ingredients needed to prepare purging drinks, ointments for sores and strained muscles, and cures for worms. The manuscript also contains instructions for treating a few human ailments, such as colds and rheumatism.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Horses-- Wounds and injuries.
  • Horses--Diseases.