[ A Great Strengther ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Date: Late 18th century; exact date unknown.
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 a strengthening drink.
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.