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Image 318 (unnumbered folio), one receipt

To Make Mead
13. Gallons of Water
1332. Pound of Honey
Rosemary }
Thyme } One Handfull Altogether boil an Hour
Bay leaves } then put it into a Tub with Two or three
and Sweet Bryer } Good Handfulls of down ~ ground* Malt
Stir it till ’tis but Blood Warm then strain it through
a Cloth, and put it into a Tub again, then cut a Toast
round a quartern Loaf, and Spread it over with good
Ale Yest* and put it into yr Tub and when the Liquor is
quite over with the Yest, put it up in your Vessell, then
take Cloves, Mace, Nutmeggs, an Ounce and a Half
Ginger an Ounce sliced bruise the Spice and tie all
up in a Rag, and hang it in the Vessel, stop it up close
for Use

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Transcribed by LF and JW