Douglas B. Sharp Unveils Historical Medical Insights from the Mid-1800s in the publication of a one-of-a-kind book

Dr Hales Home Remed Recipe Book


Wilmington, Delaware Jul 21, 2023 ( – Readers embark on a fascinating journey into the medical practices of the past with the release of Dr. Hale’s Home Remedy and Recipe Book: A Doctor’s Personal Handwritten Handbook Written Between 1844 and 1863.

This extraordinary book, discovered in a forgotten trunk in an attic, sheds light on the life of a Michigan doctor during a transformative era in American history. Its publication promises to offer readers an invaluable glimpse into the world of 19th-century medicine and unveil remedies that continue to be relevant today.

The journey to uncover the origins of this handwritten treasure began years ago when Douglas stumbled upon it alongside other remarkable artifacts from the mid-1800s. Intrigued by its contents, he embarked on a quest to trace its history and uncover the identity of its enigmatic author. Through extensive research and a fortuitous Internet search, the mystery unravels, leading to the living descendants of Dr. Wallace A. Hale.

Inspired by this remarkable discovery, Douglas became determined to restore and share this rare and invaluable piece of medical history. After meticulous efforts, he published the book exactly how it was written, presenting readers with the authentic experience of perusing the doctor’s handwritten notes. The publication includes carefully transcribed script alongside deciphered ingredients and the old English apothecary system of weights and measures, providing an immersive glimpse into the medical practices of the past.

Furthermore, this remarkable publication offers a unique opportunity to explore the language and spellings of the time, highlighting the limited resources available during that period. Readers will gain insight into the evolution of medicine and discover how many of the remedies and practices documented in Dr. Hale’s book stay relevant and utilized today.

Kate Delaney, an Emmy Award-winning author, and renowned radio host of America Tonight, engaged Douglas in a captivating conversation exploring the historical significance and enduring relevance of Dr. Hale’s medications.

Interested readers may listen to the interview through these links:



The book is an essential addition to the collection of any history enthusiast, medical professional, or anyone with a curious mind. This unique publication serves as a testament to the continuous development of medical knowledge and the impact of historical practices on modern healthcare.

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Buy the book at: Dr. Hale’s Home Remedy and Recipe Book: A Doctor’s Personal Handwritten Handbook Written Between 1844 and 1863: Sharp, Douglas B.: Books

ISBN: 978-1953114860

Book Title: Dr. Hale’s Home Remedy and Recipe Book: A Doctor’s Personal Handwritten Handbook Written Between 1844 and 1863

Author: Douglas B. Sharp

Publisher: EABooks Publishing

Represented by: Great Writers Media

Published Date: September 1, 2022

Book Genre: History of Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Personal Account

About the Author

Douglas B. Sharp has a BS in Physical Science from Michigan State University. He retired from the State of Michigan after a 50-year career in Information Systems, where he served the Department of Natural Resources. His relationship with his wife Vivian lasted 50 years, but she is now in heaven with the Lord after losing her battle with cancer. He has published three books about the creation-evolution controversy and produced a local TV show called Revolution Against Evolution. In retirement, he also writes about Michigan history and gives tours at the Michigan History Center. His website is, and his video channel is

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