The New York receipt book
- D.B. Dewey & Co.
About this work
Booklet of cookery hints and recipes primarily advertising Castoria, invented by Dr. Samuel Pitcher, containing senna, pumpkin seed, mint, aniseed, oil of wormwood, bicarbonate of soda, sugar and wintergreen, but "no mineral, morphine or other narcotic property". It helped the digestion, cured constipation, colic, flatulency, diarrhoea, worms, convulsions and fevers. Also Centaur Liniment, which cured rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia, lumbago, tic douloureux, mumps, burns, sore nipples, boils, bites, scurvy, nervous headache, opium dizziness (p.17) and sprains and Wei de Meyer's Catarrh Cure. The booklet is sent with the compliments of H.H. Simons, Oil Mill Village, New Hampshire, possibly overprinted, on the back cover.
[New York] : [D.B. Dewey], 
32 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm