Folio 1. Page 1. Recto

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Folio 1. Page 1. Recto

Subject

Cowslip Wine

Description

Cowslip wine

Lady Clive
8 pecks slips &, cowslips-
6 gallons of water- 14 lbs- sugar-
boil the sugar & water half an hour
skimming it well- then, beat up 4
whites of eggs with their shells, put
them into the water & let it boil
a few minutes longer-
run it through a flannel bag- let it
stand till is nearly the warmth
of new milk- meantimes put the
cowslips into a dry cask, and when
the water & c is about milk warm
pour them in with 6 spoonfuls
of ale yeast stir all overall together
- next morning put in the pecks

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Creator

Charlotte Starkie

Publisher

Gillespie Family

Date

1782 to 1808

Contributor

Lady Clive
Lady Clive could be the wife of Clive of India. Major-General Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, KB, FRS (29 September 1725 - 22 November 1774)Robert Clive married Margaret Maskelyne (died. 28 December 1817).

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Format

Hand written text on paper document

Language

English

Type

Handwritten text on cover of paper document

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Cowslip wine
8 pecks slips &, cowslips- 6 gallons of water- 14 lbs- sugar- boil the sugar & water half an hour skimming it well- then, beat up 4 whites of eggs with their shells, put them into the water & let it boil a few minutes longer- strain it through a flannel bag- let it stand till is nearly the warmth of new milk- meantimes put the cowslips into a dry cask, and when the water & c is about milk warmth pour them in with 6 spoonfuls of ale yeast stir all overall together- next morning put in the pecks

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Paper Document

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Citation

Charlotte Starkie, “Folio 1. Page 1. Recto,” The Huntroyd Receipts, accessed January 20, 2021, https://huntroyd.co.uk/items/show/4.

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