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Prescription slips pasted into a prescription register, Spring Hill, Kansas - Page

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These images show small handwritten prescription slips from various doctors in the region of Spring Hill, Kansas, pasted into a prescription register belonging to Henry Adams, a registered prescription druggist in Spring Hill. Only a few sample pages are shown here. Partially visible on the prescription slips are examples of old-fashioned prescription compounding instructions for the pharmacist. Some chemical names and instructions are in Latin or use standardized Latin abbreviations, and some parts of the instructions are indicated using special apothecary symbols for units of measurement such as ounces and drams. Some parts of the prescription, such as instructions for the patient about taking the prescription, are in English. The entire prescription register contains over 200 pages filled with such prescriptions.

Date: Between 1898 and 1900

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Item Number: 213975
Call Number: Henry Adams Coll. #824
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213975

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