Public Program, Conversation Begin at the Beginning: “A water to comfort ye hearte”: 17th century medical recipes 23 February 2019.Saturday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM

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In the 1600s, housewives were called upon to be healers. They had a wealth of recipes available to them for a variety of ailments. In this reading discussion group, we will utilize recipes from both manuscript and print collections to delve into the world of lay medicine in the 1600s.

This is a discussion group co-hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Partnership of Historic Bostons. To learn more visit: http://www.historicbostons.org/ 

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