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The Ladies Best Companion, an electronic edition

by Amelia Chambers [Chambers, Amelia]

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collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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To cure Chaps.

Mix three ounces of beef suet with one ounce of bee's wax, half an ounce of Strasburgh turpentine, and as much oil of bitter almonds, as will make it as into an ointment; when the whole is melted, anoint the chaps with it as hot as the patient can bear, and the parts wall be whole in few days.