[ Mr. Corpe's Receipt to Mrs. Kirkman ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins
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
Recipe for treating fever and sore throat.
Mr: Corpes receipt to Mrs. Kirkman.
Take of the best red Roses the
buds half an once put them into
a Mug that will hold a pint
pour over them boiling water then
stir in two Tea spoonfuls of diluted
Vitriolic acid, let it stand until
almost Cold then strain off the
clear Liquor & add ½ an once of
Lump sugar & 3 spoonfuls of
best Brandy Cork it up &
take 3 tea cups a day.