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Manuscript booklet of medical recipes written by Doctor Levi Bartlett, student of Doctor Thomas Kittridge and son of Declaration of Independence signer Dr. Josiah Bartlett, circa 1785

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Title

Manuscript booklet of medical recipes written by Doctor Levi Bartlett, student of Doctor Thomas Kittridge and son of Declaration of Independence signer Dr. Josiah Bartlett, circa 1785

Subject

Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescription
United States--Medicine--Eighteenth century

Description

16pp (8 leaves), folded, unbound, 12vo. First and last leaves blank. Neatly penned manuscript by Dr. Levi Bartlett describing medical recipes. Contains 19 recipes, all but one unguentum (ointments). c.a. 1785. The first recipe, written on pg.2, is “Ung. Of Old Dr. Kittredge”.

Creator

Bartlett, Levi, 1763-1828

Publisher

Digitized by the rights holder

Date

circa 1785

Language

English

Type

Receipt books

Identifier

bartlett_recipes

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

Eighteenth century

Provenance

Kaye Slotnick

Rights Holder

Anonymous. Name available upon request.

Citation

Bartlett, Levi, 1763-1828, “Manuscript booklet of medical recipes written by Doctor Levi Bartlett, student of Doctor Thomas Kittridge and son of Declaration of Independence signer Dr. Josiah Bartlett, circa 1785,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/8148.