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[England, 1780-1850] Begins with an 18th-century, undated section of medical recipes, primarily for horses and other animals, but with some remedies for worms in children, ague, heart burn, rheumatism, etc. (p. 1-26), with a listing of the contents of this section on f. i recto. Remainder of the volume comprises culinary recipes for meats, cheeses, puddings, preserves, pickles; mead, wine, shrubs, and other beverages, with a few medical recipes interspersed (p. 40-165). The last section of the volume beginning on p. 107 includes some dates, 1803-1836, and attributions for most of the recipes included; the most frequently occurring names are Mrs. J. Arden Clegg or Isabella Clegg and Miss Barber. One attribution includes a place name, "Mrs. Christopherson, Sutterton, 1803." Other surnames include Barton, Carhill, Carrington, Collin, Forbes, Hamilton, Harrison, Horsley, Howe, Hughes, Parkinson, Urquhart, and Ware; plus the full names Gentle Brown and Charlotte Jones. A few recipes are attributed to "Enquire Within."

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31 To Make Blacking a Quart of best vinegar two ounces of Ivory Black, two ounces of sugar candy, A table spoonful of oil of vitriol, two tea spoonfull of sweet oil. Boil them for five minutes. Polish before dry. W.B. Take care and not let it boil over for fear of conflagration

Boot Tar[?] Take 1oz & 1/2 of Oil of Vitriol in four Table spoonsfull of cold water. Stand till cold. Beat the white of two Eggs till they come to froth. Then by little pour the Eggs to the vitriol & water stirring them well together. Then on a grater rub the outside of 2 Lemons till fine. Afterwards put in the juice of 2 Lemons. Shake these ingredients well together in a great bottle and add a quart of skimmed milk

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