[Recipe book]; [manuscript].; Receipt book

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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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40 To Make Orange Shrubb

To a Gallon of Brandy put a Pint of Orange Juice the Peal[Peel] of eight oranges and four Lemons let them stand 3 or 4 Days stirring them two or three times a Day then take out all the Peel and just to Liquor 1 Quart of Mountain wine 1 1/4 lb Tbh[?] refined Sugar 3 Pints boiling Spring water half a Pint of Milk little more than new milk warm next Day run[?] it thro a Jolly Bag it must be run thro 2 or 3 times before it will be clear NB. The Water must be put to the Sugar and when cool put it to the other Ingredients

To Make Shrub[?] for Punch Take 32 good Oranges 1 1/4 lb Dble refined Sugar 1 Gallon Rum or Brandy squeeze the oranges upon your Sugar thro a Sieve and put it up with the Rum or Brandy in a refsel[?] Shake it 7 or 8 Days twice a Day let it stand 3 weeks in the bejsel[?] then Bottle it off for use.

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