Guide to the David Speake Formulary Book, 1849-1870

Collection number: MS 194
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About David Speake (1828-1903)

Doctor/pharmacist?, Rochester, N.H. and Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He was born in England ca. 1828 and married in Rochester NH in 1854. He died in 1903.

About the David Speake Formulary Book (1849-1870)

Contains formulas for hundreds of chemical and mechanical items and processes, such as increasing the growth of hair, removing slime from the bowels, relieving dandruff, and waterproofing compositions, as well as formulas for perfumed vinegar, tooth powder, and cheap beer.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

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Preferred Citation

David Speake Formulary Book, 1849-1870, MS 194, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Dan Casavant Rare Books, Waterville, ME, June 04, 2001 (Accession number: 2001.20)