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New Jersey as a colony and as a state : one of the original thirteen . om-mon vegetables and fruits were few, butter ararity, and ice in summer unknown, these deficien-cies were supplied by an elaborate list of bever-ages now unrecognized by taste or name. Thatreverend author, good old Israel Acrelius, in his History of New Sweden, mentions in 1758 a halfhundred used in New Jersey, New York, and Penn-sylvania. A partial catalogue discloses no lessthan eight wines, together with cherry and cur-rant wine of domestic manufacture. Plain,royal mulled, and damasked cider, rum, eggnog, apple and peac

New Jersey as a colony and as a state : one of the original thirteen . om-mon vegetables and fruits were few, butter ararity, and ice in summer unknown, these deficien-cies were supplied by an elaborate list of bever-ages now unrecognized by taste or name. Thatreverend author, good old Israel Acrelius, in his History of New Sweden, mentions in 1758 a halfhundred used in New Jersey, New York, and Penn-sylvania. A partial catalogue discloses no lessthan eight wines, together with cherry and cur-rant wine of domestic manufacture. Plain,royal mulled, and damasked cider, rum, eggnog, apple and peac Stock Photo
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New Jersey as a colony and as a state : one of the original thirteen . om-mon vegetables and fruits were few, butter ararity, and ice in summer unknown, these deficien-cies were supplied by an elaborate list of bever-ages now unrecognized by taste or name. Thatreverend author, good old Israel Acrelius, in his History of New Sweden, mentions in 1758 a halfhundred used in New Jersey, New York, and Penn-sylvania. A partial catalogue discloses no lessthan eight wines, together with cherry and cur-rant wine of domestic manufacture. Plain,royal mulled, and damasked cider, rum, eggnog, apple and peach brandy, whisky, mo-lasses beer, spruce beer, persimmon beer,mead, many varieties of cordials, hot rumfor funerals, tiff, sillibub, Sampson, and hotchpotch are a few of the drinks of the time,not to mention that famous beverage of the day,metheglin or perfect love. And when one con-siders that, in the olden days, few men quali-fied or sophisticated their liquors, their pow-ers of endurance appear all the more ncrtr^prtl^ The importance of the tavern iS^^wlL^fe:j^e^. m*rK A COUNTRY TAVERN. 294 NEW JERSEY AS A COL

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