Full title: Mrs. J. Morse's celebrated vegetable extract, for rickets, weakness, debility, dropsy, dysentary [sic], diarrhœa, ulcers in the head, internal inflamation [sic], cutaneous erruptions caused by impurity of the blood, &c
These papers include general spread out accounts of various illness, as well as a letter regarding influenza and several documents involving the illness, treatment, and subsequent death of Arthur Mekeel in 1851.
Josiah White was a prominent engineer during the first half of the 19th century. His papers include correspondence discussing health issues, including medication and just generally various people's state of well-being.
Receipt and Commonplace Books
Receipt and Commonplace books are generally handwritten notebooks containing a variety of information: notes, poetry, prayers, recipies, medicines, etc.
This recipe book includes a large number of recipes in this volume are for various ailments and illnesses, from adults to infants. Written between 1786 and 1794 by Margaret Morris who was a Quaker born in approximately 1737.