Syrup Sambuc

[ Syrup Sambuc ] William Paine

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
William Paine

Date: The notebook is dated 1769 on the first page. | 1769/01/01 to 1769/12/31

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Ingredients
liquorice
juice of liquorice
water
brandy
honey

Source: William Paine Papers
Institution: University Of New Brunswick | Source Origin: Loyalist Collection | Reference: MIC-Loyalist FC LFR.P3W5P3

Description

Instructions for making liquorice syrup preceded by an untranscribed Latin prescription. First Notebook of Medical Memorada, 1769, Reel 2.  Image use courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.


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Transcription

   Syrup Sambuc 1Syrupi Melles Oxymelita

Rx  [untranscribed Latin]

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  Syrup Liquiritia

Take of the Juice of Liquorice
dissolve in as little Water
as may be after Dissolution
evaporate to the Thickness
of a Syrup then add of
Brandy [...]i of honey [...]
mix them well together 
warm and set the whole
on fire and let it burn
as long as it will with
the Assistance of gentle
stirring... keep for Use

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NB by what is here calld
the Juice of Liquorice in
meant - the Extract of
what is commonly called Liqce
Ball _____