A Great Strengther

[ A Great Strengther ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Date: Late 18th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Ingredients
calves foot
calf foot
milk
hartshorn
candy
brown sugar
sugar
brown sugar candy

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: MacDonald Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 No. 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,618

Description

Recipe for a strengthening drink.


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          a great Strengther
calves foot, put a quart of new Milk
[...] pint of water 2 onces of hartshorn
shavings a quarter of a pound of
brown sugar Candy these things to be
boil’d slowly down to a quart, strain
them & take a tea cup full twice a
day - if too sweet reduce the quantity.

Annotations
hartshorn
The horns of male red deer.