One page letter from Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead in Norfolk dated 19 February 1836. It is an order from Dr. Whitehead for various elixirs and compounds presumably to be used for administration to his patients. Included in his requests is sarsaparilla, li[qu]orice, French Chloride Lime, French Chloride Soda, Jujube paste, and Chloride Lime among other requests.
Medical accounts of Dr. Richard P. Ludlow and Alexander Somervail in Essex County, Virginia with members of the Rowzee family. Includes invoices against the estate of John Rowzee.
Contain oystering accounts; farm accounts for "Porto Bella," York County, Virginia and "New Hope," [?]; cash accounts of Williamsburg, Virginia; list of ages and prices of slaves; records of physician's visits to family and slaves; remedy for colic; and memorandum of a purchase of land from College of William and Mary in October 1847.
Journal, 1853-1857, of Daniel G. Smith, merchant, of Leesburg, Va., which includes a list of slaves with a record of provisions and shoes; sketch of lime kiln; recipes; and medical cures.
Recipe book, circa 1825-1835, of Dr. John B. Wiley, Gerrardstown, West Virginia. The volume includes home remedies, a recipe for cold cream and a household inventory, 1829.