Dr. Salmon's Punch
Ingredient: waterWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: limeWhat it is: Fruit
A number of different fruits (generally citruses), both species and hybrids, which have their origin in the Himalayan region of India, and which are typically round, green to yellow in color, 3–6 cm in diameter, generally containing sour and acidic pulp.
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: brandyWhat it is: Brandy
Ingredient: nutmegWhat it is: Spice
"Take two Quarts of Water, one Pint of Lime Juice, three quarters of a Pound of fine Sugar, mix and dissolve the Sugar, then put three Pints of choice Brandy; stir them well together, and grate in a Nutmeg. This Liquor cheers the Heart, and revives the Spirits beyond any other Liquor, Moderately drink helps Digestion, restores lost Appetite, and makes the Body profoundly Healthful, and able to resist the Assaults of all Diseases. Salmon."
Note: Increase the sugar to one pound and decrease the lime juice to 12 ounces for a less tart punch.