A Guide to the Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book, n.d. Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book Ms2019-006

A Guide to the Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book, n.d.

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2019-006


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2019 (CC0).

Processed by: AnnRea Fowler, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2019-006
Title
Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book includes directions for desserts and savory dishes, as well as things like boot black, cast iron stove cleaner, and cures for dysentery and hydrophobia, among others.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book, Ms2019-006, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book was purchased by Special Collections in 2018.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book was completed in February 2019.


Scope and Content

The Manuscript Receipt/Remedy Book includes directions for desserts and savory dishes, as well as things like boot black, carpet cleaner, cast iron stove cleaner, and cures for dysentery and hydrophobia, among others. There is also a newspaper clipping dated July 18, 1811 regarding the successful treatment of Throat Distemper by Rev. Elijah Dunbar in response to a letter written by Rev. Dr. Ebenezer Fitch warning of the disease (dated January 23, 1809).


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Folk, historical, and patent medicine
  • History of Food and Drink
  • Traditional medicine

Contents List

Folder 1
Receipt book, n.d.