The Huntroyd Receipts. Folio 1

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The Huntroyd Receipts. Folio 1


The folios of receipes and medicines of the Starkie Family of Huntroyd House and Blackburn Rectory.


Charlotte Starkie


Gillespie Family


1782 to 1808


Gillespie Family


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Handwritten text on paper.
Seamstress straight pins

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Folio 1. Page 1. Recto
Cowslip wine Lady Clive8 pecks slips &, cowslips-6 gallons of water- 14 lbs- sugar-boil the sugar & water half an hourskimming it well- then, beat up 4 whites of eggs with their shells, putthem into the water & let it boila few minutes…

Folio 1. Page 2. Verso
[of sev] juices of seven lemons stir it well twice a day for 3days- stop it up for [2]3 weeks, then bottle it off-Another country housewifeTo 6 Gallons of water 12: pounds lbs of Sugar.The juices of 6 lemons & the whitesof 4 eggs well beaten-put…

Folio 1, Page 3, Recto
of syrup of Citron or Lemons beforeyou tun it- strain it off the thirdday squeeze the Cowslips througha coarse cloth then strain itthrough a flannel bag tun itup laying the bung aside for 2or 3 days to see if it worksif it does not work bung itdown…

Folio 1, Page 4, Verso
it though a sieve into anothervessel, let it stand 3 days-after which pour it into a third vessellet it ferment with atoast covere'd on both sides withyeast- when the fermentation isended run it slowlyinto a cask- keep it least8 months before it is…

Folio 1, Page 5, Recto
through a coarse cloth, wringingthe berries, put the juice intoa clean kettle- to every quart of juice put a pound of fineLisbon sugar, let it boil, and skimit well- When clear and fine pourit into a jar, when cold covered close and keep it till you…

Folio 1, Page 29, Verso
Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe. Raised text┌ ┐Best Lavender Water8 pennyweight of oil of Lavender3┌d┐ram of musk & 3 of Ber-gamot, put into a Quart of…

Folio 1. Page 28. Recto.
Milk of Rose’s Take one quart of Rose Water- put into theBottle two Ounce’s of Oil of sweet Almonds- shakethem well together for ten minutes- then pour inhalf an ounce of the Oil of Tarter & continue shakingthe ingredients till well incoporated-…

Folio 1, Page 27, Verso
Snaps Alice 1 pound lb flour, 1 pound lb Sugar, mix them together¾ pound lb Butter, melt it withoutwater, work- it into the flour andsugar, roll it out & cut into shapes-Greens Greens should be boil[e]’d in the hardest water that can be got- the…

Folio 1, Page 26, Verso
Ampersand in text is "&". Illegible or lost {.....},dots for letters. Inserted text ┌superscript┐. Added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe. 1/4 pound┌lb┐bread sliced- 1 Quart of new milk poure'd on it boiling hot- boil in the milka…
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