For Mobun

[ For Mobun ] William Chapman

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
William Chapman

Date: Although the recipe is not dated, the dates in this section of the manuscript are 1776 and 1785. The earliest date in the volume is 1764. | 1764/01/01 to 1785/12/31

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Ingredients
licorice powder
cream of tartar
senna
ale

Source: William Chapman Pocket and Account Book
Institution: Mount Allison University Archives | Source Origin: Webster Manuscript Collection Fort Beausejour National Historic Park | Sublocation: Pocket and Account Book Used Originally by William Chapman | Reference: Accession 7001

Description

In a manuscript that begins from both ends, this recipe is on page 4, numbered from the back. It is not clear what "mobun" or "hggray" are. Image courtesy of Mount Allison University Archives and Fort Beausejour National Historic Park.


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Transcription

for Mobun
2 ounce of Likris pouder
4 ounce of Creamatarter
2 ounce of Seane
2 ounce of Hggray
in a quart of ale 

Annotations
Seane
Possibly senna, a herb commonly used as a laxative.
Creamatarter
cream of tartar