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Title
The Indian vegetable family instructer :  containing the names and descriptions of all the most useful herbs and plants that grow in this country, with their medicinal qualities annexed : also a treatise on many of the lingering diseases to which mankind are subject, with new and plain arguments respecting the management of the same : with a large list of recipes, which have been carefully selected from Indian prescriptions and from those very persons who were cured by the same after every other remedy had failed : designed for the use of families in the United States  
Indian vegetable family instructor
Name/Creator
Bowker, Pierpoint F., creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1130494 
Location
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
[United States
Publisher
s.n.
Language
English
Description
132 p. ; 16 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Indians of North America -- Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions ;  Materia medica, Vegetable -- United States

Category
Domestic Medicine

Note
In other eds. Pierpont F. Bowker appears on the t.p. as author.


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