MRS. WINSLOW'S DOMESTIC RECEIPT BOOK FOR 1869. Jeremiah Curtis, John I. Brown.

MRS. WINSLOW'S DOMESTIC RECEIPT BOOK FOR 1869.

New York: Curtis & Brown, 1869. First Edition. Softcover. 32pp. Contains recipes for puddings and pies, breakfast and tea cakes, dessert cakes, side dishes and relishes, pickles and preserves, and home remedies, along with ads and testimonials for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, Brown's Bronchial Troches and Vermifuge Comfits or Worm Lozenges, and a variety of housekeeping tips. Bound in printed yellow wrappers. 6.25" x 3.75". Light damp mark [probably just a leak in the outhouse roof]. Very Good. Item #039900

"In the 1840s, Charlotte N. Winslow developed a medicine to quiet restless and teething infants and children. Her daughter and son-in-law, Lucy and Jeremiah Curtis, became proprietors of the patent medicine. The syrup had 65 mg morphine per fluid ounce" (WorldCat note).

Price: $25.00

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