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Here are my remaining transcription queries on page 3 to complete the asylum case notes:

Extract

7.7.17 Has an attack of vomiting and is very weak. Has been put to bed in hospital. Milk ???.

2.9.17 Could retain no food this ???. Soduwater and milk given and mustard (???) ??? ??? stomach this.

I did some research to come up with Soduwater. Looks like another term for carbonated water.

14.7.17 Reception Order 30th October 1912. Martha Scammell received 30th October 1912. Died 14th December 1917 (Signed) James Turner (???). Clerk. 14

Help appreciated in completing page 3.


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My reading of this extract is as follows:

7.7.17 Has an attack of vomiting and is very weak. Has been put to bed in hospital. Milk diet.

2.9.17 Could retain no food this Evg (?). Sodawater and milk given and mustard leaf applied over stomach + liver.


I suspect that 'Evg' is being used here as an abbreviation for "evening". Once again, '+' is being used for "and".

For an example of sodawater and milk being given to patients, have a look at the 1907 edition of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, p 1347.

Mustard leaf was often applied for topical pain relief. If you search Google (or your preferred search engine) for the the phrase "mustard leaf applied" (including the quotes) you will find many examples in case notes & medical literature.


Finally, I concur with your reading of the surname as "Turner", making the last line:

14.7.17 Reception Order 30th October 1912. Martha Scammell received 30th October 1912. Died 14th December 1917 (Signed) James Turner. Clerk. 14th

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