Rheumatism and poultice recipe, ca. 1860

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Rheumatism and poultice recipe, ca. 1860

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The recipe for herbal remedies written in the hand of John Y. Merrill of Leeds.

Included on this piece of paper are a recipe for liquid medicine to treat "rhumatism" and one for a poultice to be applied to the chest.

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  • Title: Rheumatism and poultice recipe, ca. 1860
  • Creator: John Young Merrill
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Location: Leeds, Androscoggin County, ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 12.5 cm
  • Collection: Merrill Family Collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Leeds Historical Society
553 North Road, Leeds, ME 04263
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