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109. A cure for coughs from the papers of Thomas Palmer (MS4202-2000)

˝ Oz of tincture of Tolu
˝ Oz of Friar’s Balsam
˝ Oz of Paragoric
40 drops of laudanum

Take one teaspoonful to seven teaspoonfuls of water not quite raw cold twice a day viz - morning and evening, eating nor drinking nothing for an hour afterwards - a proportionable quantity for a child.

This receipt was given to Mr. Weller by Sir Ashley Cooper for a cough.

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