Source: Modern American Drinks page: 36
1 lump sugarwith a little water
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.
1 lump ice
Ingredient: iceWhat it is: Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).
1 dash lemonjuice
Ingredient: lemonWhat it is: Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.
2 dash Peychaud bitters
1 jigger Old Tom Gin
Dissolve a small lump of sugar with a little water in a whiskey-glass, add one lump of ice, one dash lemon-juice, two dashes Peyschaud bitters, one jigger Tom gin. Mix with small bar- spoon. Serve.