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Directions for treating persons in the small pox : avoid all flesh, gross things, wine, spirits, beer and cider, and all heating strong herbs and spices.

  • Ephemera

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Leaflet suggesting fresh air, light bed-clothes, toast, plentiful cold liquids (water, milk, apple water, jelly water) and avoiding heat, meat, alcohol, herbs and spices in order to help cure smallpox. Probably from about 1820.


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1820?] (Chudleigh : Efford, printer)

Physical description

1 broadside ; 13 x 18 cm


  • English

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